Tagged: First Amendment

US Federal Judge Edward Chen of the District Court for the Northern District of California 0

Fed Judge Upholds City Nudity Ban

The last bell has rung in the fight between the pro-nudity camp and the City. On Tues. the 29th a Federal Judge reviewing the case ruled the City’s pick and choose nudity ban didn’t violate anyones First Amendment rights of self-expression. The new law, penned by the Castro’s own Dist....

Supporters and Michael Petrelis (Center) and his lawyer, Dereck St, Pierre (Right) Photo: KTVU 8

UPDATE: Petrelis vs. Wiener, Let’s Get Ready to RrrummmBBLLEE!!

Step up to the ring folks-things are about to get dicey, once again, in local Castro, Queer political circles. As the Biscuit posted on Nov. 30th, Dist. 8 Sup. Scott Wiener asked the SF District Attorney’s office to press charges against Michael Petrellis, longtime LGBTQ activist, blogger, and local politician’s...

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Federal Judge to Review the Nudity Ban

Though the nudity ban isn’t officially a law yet, word comes this morning that U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen, with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, has scheduled a hearing for January 17, 2013 to hear arguments if the new, San Francisco law sponsored by...