9th Circ. Trims Seattle Win In Strip Club Permit Fight

Law360, New York (June 25, 2013, 7:01 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday reversed a lower court's finding that the city of Seattle's dispersion ordinance for adult entertainment venues was constitutional, saying the city hadn't shown it could accommodate enough locations that would meet the ordinance's requirements in a suit brought by a cabaret developer.

The dispute centers on adult entertainment developer ATL Corp.'s 2008 application to open a cabaret on Aurora Avenue and the city of Seattle's alleged failure to respond in a timely matter as to whether the proposed location met its...
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