KETV: “The Iowa Court of Appeals will allow dancers to continue to perform at a controversial strip club.”
Iowa v. Judy, No. 9-587 / 08-1430 (Iowa App. Feb. 10, 2010)
VIP of Berlin v. Town of Berlin, No. 09-2950-cv (2nd Cir. Jan. 25, 2010)
6th Circuit: Definitions of ‘adult cabaret,’ ‘adult-oriented establishment,’ and ‘adult entertainment’ in Tennessee’s Adult-Oriented Establishment Registration Act are upheld along with “no-touch” restrictions
Entertainment Productions v. Shelby County, Tenn., 588 F.3d 372, TN 588 F.3d 372 (6th Cir. Nov. 25, 2009)
A Sixth Circuit panel upheld Knox County’s comprehensive (licensing, midnight closure, no alcohol, no nudity, 6-ft, no-touch, etc.) sexually oriented business (SOB) ordinance against a four-part challenge.
Richland Bookmart, Inc. v. Knox County, 529 F.Supp.2d 868, 2007 WL 4480138 (E.D.Tenn.; Dec. 17, 2007)
Knox County SOB regulations (including hours-of-operation, alcohol sales prohibition, and denial of licensing to criminals convicted of sexual crimes) are found constitutional.