Unconstitutonal escort ordinance


Jordynn. Age: 25.

The groups often protest in front of abortion clinics and sued the city to invalidate the law they say is unconstitutional. He invited the Court to overrule that precedent, and the Chicago lawsuit is a vehicle to do just that. It is imperative the Chicago law be upheld to keep patients safe from overzealous protesters and harmful pseudo-counseling. Abortion is already a difficult medical decision to make without the extra stress of activists overstepping personal space boundaries.


Gabriela. Age: 24.

Civil liberties group challenges anti-panhandling ordinances

Zoning regulations are among the more visible and controversial functions of local governments. Zoning has become the principal tool citizens and local governments use to manage urban growth and development and to protect the character of their communities. Few matters will pack a hearing room as quickly as a major rezoning proposal.


Jaida. Age: 31.

Hoye v. City of Oakland

Acosta v. City of Costa Mesa — F. Each speaker is afforded three minutes to speak.

Summarized by: Amanda Harmon. Laws requiring consent to speak to patients approaching abortion clinics are valid if they do not discriminate based on speech content; discriminatory enforcement of such laws is not constitutional and must be remedied by the district court. He challenges a city ordinance preventing persons from approaching such patients in specified areas.