Tenn. Strip Club Law Doesn't Violate Free Speech: 6th Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (July 9, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a ruling that a Tennessee law regulating the operation of strip clubs in Shelby County is not in violation of the First Amendment, saying the law doesn't unfairly restrict the availability of live adult entertainment in the county.

A three-judge panel wrote that a Tennessee federal court was right to toss out a case filed against Shelby County and the city of Memphis by a group of adult entertainment companies over a law regulating adult-oriented businesses, ruling the restrictions don't...
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Case Information

Case Title

Entertainment Productions, Inc. et al v. Shelby County, et al

Case Number



Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


J. Frederick Motz

Date Filed

January 25, 2008

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