Protected Painter

March 7, 2014

  • 92 Constitutional Law
  • 92XVIII Freedom of Speech, Expression, and Press
  • 92XVIII(G) Property and Events
  • 92XVIII(G)2 Government Property and Events
  • 92k1759 k. Streets and Highways.

92 Constitutional LawArtist’s paintings, which communicated his vision of the sanctity of nature, did more than propose a commercial transaction and therefore were not commercial speech, for purposes of the artist’s facial challenge to city’s ordinances that prohibited him from selling his art on city’s streets and parks without first obtaining a license.

White v. City of Sparks, 500 F.3d 953 (9th Cir. 2007)