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US Supreme Court Issues Significant Sign Code Decision
June 24, 2015
Category: Court Decisions and AGO Opinions , Sign Control
On June 18, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that an Arizona town’s sign code placed unconstitutional content-based restrictions on speech, in violation of the First Amendment. The court’s decision in Reed v, Town of Gilbert almost certainly places many sign ordinances throughout the state, and the country, on questionable legal footing.