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Federal Judge Tosses Suit About Speech Rules at County Meetings

A federal judge ruled Tuesday after a three-day trial that an Anaheim man doesn't have legal standing to challenge a county rule governing how members of the public speak to the Board of Supervisors.

The decision by U.S. District Judge James V. Selna handed a victory to the county without considering plaintiff William D. Fitzgerald's argument that the rule barring "personal, impertinent, slanderous or profane remarks" at board meetings is unconstitutional.

Source: OC Register. Read full article. (link)

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