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Law360: BREAKING: Justices Hand Win To Austin In Digital Billboard Fight

April 21, 2022

The US Supreme Court ruled in favor of the city of Austin, Texas, saying that its law regulating the location of digital billboards is not a content-based restriction. The justices ruled 6-3 that the city’s regulation “is ‘agnostic’ as to content, and therefore doesn’t warrant strict scrutiny.” Today’s ruling overturns a 2020 decision by the Fifth Circuit. The City of Austin is represented by Michael Dreeben of O’Melveny & Myers LLP.

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