Annex Books v. City of Indianapolis, No. 09-4156 (7th Cir. Oct. 1, 2010)
84 Video/Newsstand, Inc., et al. v Thomas Sartini, et al., No. 1:07cv3190 (N.D. Ohio, June 22, 2009)
Ohio district judge upholds no-touch and hours of operation provisions against First Amendment challenges.
August 2007: Crime-Related Secondary Effects of Sexually-Oriented Businesses: Report to the County Attorney, Palm Beach County, Florida
The Palm Beach County Attorney has retained us to formulate and express opinions on the crime-related secondary effects questions raised in Palm Beach County v. Casablanca East. Based on our expertise in the areas of criminology, law, and statistics and on our prior research,we have three general opinions . . .
May 2007: Crime-Related Secondary Effects of Sexually-Oriented Businesses: Report to the Los Angeles City Attorney
Richard McCleary: “The criminological theory of ambient crime risk, known as the “routine activity theory,” predicts that SOBs have large, significant crime-related secondary effects.”
Richard McCleary and James W. Meeker: “Government regulation of adult entertainment businesses, including peep shows, must be aimed at mitigating adverse secondary effects such as crime.”
R. McCleary and J.W. Meeker: “Subjected to a rigorous statistical analysis, the data demonstrate that, like sexually-oriented businesses (SOBs) in virtually every other U.S. city, Toledo’s SOBs have large, significant crime-related secondary effects.”
February 2004: Crime risk in the vicinity of a sexually oriented business: A Report to the Centralia, Washington City Attorney’s Office
Richard McCleary: “In sum, the data show that the City has a legitimate public safety rationale for regulating sexually-oriented businesses.”
October 1991: Final Report to the City or Garden Grove, California: The Relationship between Crime and Adult Business Operations on Garden Grove Boulevard
The Relationship between Crime and Adult Business Operations: “This document presents the statistical analyses that we feel are the most relevant for the legal requirement it of basing zoning restrictions on adult businesses on their negative impact on the community in terms of crime, decreased property value and decreased quality of life.”