Berkeley To Alter Cellphone Warnings To Fit Judge’s Ruling

Law360, Washington (September 22, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT) -- A lawyer for the City of Berkeley, California, said Tuesday that the city will change an ordinance requiring cellphone distributors to warn customers about radiation risks after a federal judge temporarily blocked the ordinance over language about children.

Judge Edward M. Chen said Monday that a sentence in the warning language describing increased risk to children conflicts with Federal Communications Commission guidelines and ordered an injunction halting the city ordinance unless it is removed. Still, in a win for the city, the judge said cellphone company...
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Case Information

Case Title

CTIA - The Wireless Association v. City of Berkeley et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

June 8, 2015

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