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By David L. Hudson Jr.
First Amendment scholar
An emerging question is whether state Supreme Courts will view restrictions on adult businesses more critically under state constitutions than federal courts do under the First Amendment. FULL STORY>  
11th Circuit: Ga. county can ban alcohol in strip clubs
Unanimous three-judge panel says Fulton County showed ample proof of negative secondary effects of alcohol and live nude dancing in the community. 02.18.10
Blog: Adult business must have place to relocate
By David L. Hudson Jr. 2nd Circuit says Smithtown, N.Y., officials must give such businesses 'alternative avenues of communication.' 03.12.10
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