Which Way To Turn? The United States Supreme Court Wrestles With Regulation Of Temporary Directional Signs For A Church

By William W. Abbott

Reed v. Town Of Gilbert

A sign from the top? On January 12, 2015, the United States Supreme Court wrestled with local regulation of directional signage and whether the Town of Gilbert, Arizona had unpermissibly regulated sign content. During oral argument the court aggressively questioned the town’s defense of its regulations. The transcript is available here, along with that of the lead parties. Stay tuned.

William W. Abbott is a partner at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP. For questions relating to this article or any other California land use, real estate, environmental and/or planning issues contact Abbott & Kindermann, LLP at (916) 456-9595.

The information presented in this article should not be construed to be formal legal advice by Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Because of the changing nature of this area of the law and the importance of individual facts, readers are encouraged to seek independent counsel for advice regarding their individual legal issues.

 

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