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Calif. AG Tells 9th Circ. Phone Warning Rule Merits Leeway

Law360, Washington (April 26, 2016, 3:47 PM EDT) -- California's attorney general urged the Ninth Circuit Monday to side with the city of Berkeley against a trade group's challenge of a radiation warning requirement for cellphone retailers, arguing governments are entitled to First Amendment leeway when mandating commercial disclosures.

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris' amicus brief supporting Berkeley against CTIA — The Wireless Association warned against holding governments to a higher level of First Amendment free speech protection scrutiny when they are simply mandating disclosure, although it took no stance on the ordinance itself....
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