3rd Circ. Questions Court's Role In Drafting SEPTA Ad Policy

Law360, Philadelphia (October 23, 2019, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A Third Circuit judge on Wednesday questioned whether a trial court should have taken it upon itself to redraft the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s advertising policies after determining the agency had unconstitutionally barred messages about discriminatory lending practices.

Senior U.S. Circuit Judge Morton Greenberg said during oral arguments in Philadelphia that it was not the judiciary’s place — either on the appellate or the trial court level — to help SEPTA fix constitutional flaws in internal policies aimed at preventing its ad space from being used to display controversial or offensive messaging.

“I couldn’t help but wonder what we’re doing here,”...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!