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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2006
Release No. M-130-06
HONOLULU'S AERIAL AD BAN
The United States Supreme Court today denied an appeal in Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, Inc. v. City and County of Honolulu and left standing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision earlier this year that the City’s ban on aerial tow-banner advertising is constitutional.
The decision represents the end of litigation in which both the Hawaii District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had rejected claims by the plaintiff that
“We’re elated with the high court’s ruling,” said Mayor Mufi Hannemann. “It vindicates the economic, aesthetic and safety justifications advanced all along by the City in support of the ordinance.
Hannemann also thanked the
Bill Brennan, 527-6928
Mark Matsunaga, 527-5767
|Monday, December 04, 2006|