Conn. federal court upholds Milford’s SOB ordinance, except license posting requirement that requires licensee’s name
Keepers, Inc. v. City of Milford, Conn., Civ. No. 3:07-CV-1231 (D. Conn. Mar. 30, 2013) . . .
Curves v. Spalding County, Ga, No. 10-13871 (11th Cir. July 6, 2012)
Ocello v. Koster, No. SC91563 (Mo. Nov. 15, 2011)
The law prohibits totally nude dancing and any contact between dancers and patrons. It prohibits the sale of alcohol at such businesses and requires that they close at midnight. It restricts enclosed booths to discourage promiscuous sexual activity. It requires that any such businesses be located at least 1000 feet from any school, church, day care center, public park, any residence, or any other sexually oriented business.
CitizenLink, DriveThru: “The Supreme Court of Kentucky handed the city of Louisville a huge gift today when it decided in favor of an extensive sexually oriented business ordinance passed by the Metro Council in 2004. All but one provision was held to be constitutional.”
Gilroy Dispatch: “Gilroy’s City Council on Monday unanimously approved revisions to an adult entertainment ordinance, outlawing full nudity at adult businesses among other restrictions.”
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)
“Facing more than 700 charges related to prostitution, drug violations, alcohol violations, and nudity, the owner of a strip club in Alamance County has reached a settlement with the county commissioners that requires him to “cease and desist” current operations of the strip club, and prohibits future ownership, operation, or affiliation with a sexually oriented business (SOB) in the county.”
“A lack of a quorum at a Detroit City Council meeting this morning may derail a scheduled vote next week on a licensing ordinance to govern strip clubs in the city.”
Kathleen T. Gibson, 9 U. Miami Ent. & Sports L.Rev. 201 (2009)
“In Barnes, the issue before the Court was whether the application of an Indiana public indecency statute to nude dancing impermissibly infringed upon freedom of speech. ”