CASEBruni v. City of Pittsburgh

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A Pittsburgh censorship zone ordinance allows the creation of hundreds of censorship zones throughout the city that ban leafleting and other free speech around the facilities of abortionists, eye doctors, dentists, and any “therapeutic,” “healing,” or “health-building” treatment services.
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ADF to 3rd Circuit: Pittsburgh censorship zones must go

Sanctity of Life

ADF to 3rd Circuit: Pittsburgh censorship zones must go

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed their opening brief Friday in an appeal of a federal district court’s ruling that kept in place Pittsburgh’s censorship zone ordinance.

Apr 13, 2018 Read More

Challenge to Pittsburgh censorship zones heads to appeals court again

Sanctity of Life

Challenge to Pittsburgh censorship zones heads to appeals court again

ADF attorneys appeal lower court ruling that upheld speech ban despite 3rd Circuit’s concerns

Jan 12, 2018 Read More

Appeal likely of district court decision upholding Pittsburgh censorship zones

Sanctity of Life

Appeal likely of district court decision upholding Pittsburgh censorship zones

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Kevin Theriot.

Nov 16, 2017 Read More

3rd Circuit reinstates lawsuit against Pittsburgh censorship zones

Religious Freedom

3rd Circuit reinstates lawsuit against Pittsburgh censorship zones

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit reinstated an Alliance Defending Freedom lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Pittsburgh’s censorship zone law.

Jun 01, 2016 Read More

ADF to 3rd Circuit: Pittsburgh censorship zones hurt women, violate free speech

Sanctity of Life

ADF to 3rd Circuit: Pittsburgh censorship zones hurt women, violate free speech

ADF attorney available to media following oral arguments Friday

Nov 05, 2015 Read More

ADF to 3rd Circuit: Pittsburgh censorship zones violate free speech

Sanctity of Life

ADF to 3rd Circuit: Pittsburgh censorship zones violate free speech

ADF appeals ruling that upheld sweeping prohibition on free speech throughout city

Mar 26, 2015 Read More

ADF considering appeal of ruling that keeps Pittsburgh censorship zones in place

Court to consider whether Pittsburgh can enforce censorship zones

Sanctity of Life

Court to consider whether Pittsburgh can enforce censorship zones

ADF attorneys available for media interviews following hearing Wednesday

Dec 02, 2014 Read More

ADF files suit against Pittsburgh censorship zones

Sanctity of Life

ADF files suit against Pittsburgh censorship zones

Sweeping law prohibits free speech near abortionists, eye doctors, dentists, any ‘therapeutic,’ ‘healing,’ ‘health-building’ treatment services

Sep 05, 2014 Read More
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https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/4-13-18-bruni-v-pittsburgh-opening-brief.pdf?sfvrsn=4496c3e6_6https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---notice-of-appeal-(2018).pdf?sfvrsn=c99516fd_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---summary-judgment-memorandum-and-order.pdf?sfvrsn=bb617c9b_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---3rd-circuit-opinion.pdf?sfvrsn=e8c4b917_6https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---reply-brief.pdf?sfvrsn=6f4b2d76_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---brief-of-appellants.pdf?sfvrsn=f2ab826b_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---notice-of-appeal.pdf?sfvrsn=967f2de7_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---preliminary-injunction-ruling.pdf?sfvrsn=7661e49a_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---brief-in-support-of-motion-for-preliminary-injunction.pdf?sfvrsn=8ec834c2_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/bruni-v.-city-of-pittsburgh/bruni-v-city-of-pittsburgh---complaint.pdf?sfvrsn=35a11c30_4
Court Title Date
Appellate Court
Brief of appellants (2018) Apr 13 2018
Trial Court
Notice of appeal (2018) Jan 11 2018
Trial Court
Summary judgment memorandum and order Nov 16 2017
Appellate Court
3rd Circuit opinion Jun 01 2016
Appellate Court
Reply Brief Jul 27 2015
Appellate Court
Brief of appellants May 26 2015
Trial Court
Notice of appeal Mar 26 2015
Trial Court
Preliminary injunction ruling Mar 06 2015
Trial Court
Brief in support of motion for preliminary injunction Sep 05 2014
Trial Court
Complaint Sep 04 2014

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Audio: 3rd Circuit oral arguments in Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh (2015-11-06)

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