Tag: First Amendment

Garbage Hauler Loses Defamation Claim

A California appeals court has expanded the First Amendment protections to a private consultant, over defamation claims against him in a report for a garbage hauling company that allegedly defamed a competitor. The First District Court of Appeal threw out a…

Mobile Billboard Ban Upheld

Laws in five California cities that regulate mobile billboards were upheld by a federal appeals court Thursday in the face of First Amendment challenges. One ordinance restricted the types of signs that may be placed on motor vehicles left parked…