Sunday, September 12, 2010

I sure hope she's right!

The legal fight over Orlando's food-sharing ordinance got the spotlight recently over at the Constitutional Law Prof Blog.

In a vigorous dissent from the 2-1 ruling in favor of the city, Judge Rosemary Barkett argued that Orlando Food Not Bombs' distribution of free food to hungry and homeless persons in a downtown park constitutes expressive conduct entitled to First Amendment protection

A majority of the Eleventh Circuit judges have voted to grant en banc review, indicating that Judge Barkett's views will be seriously entertained by the full court, Professor Ruthann Robson wrote.

I sure hope she's right about that.

Check out the post at Constitutional Law Prof Blog.


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