Printable Document of:
A Primer on Constitutional Limitations
By Reid Alan Cox
Excerpt: "Differing rules promote many signs of confusion."
front-page headline in the St. Petersburg Times clearly and
concisely sums up the constitutional problem faced by local governments
that enter the often politically popular but legally difficult area
of regulating signage. Nevertheless, despite the treacherous First
Amendment terrain mapped out by court decisions across the country,
including several decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, localities
are attempting to navigate the constitutional hills and valleys
by regulating signage with increasing frequency and strictness.
February 27, 2003
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