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Archive for June, 2015

Posted In: First Amendment

Portions of Your Sign Bylaw Are Probably Unconstitutional, Says Supreme Court

A recent Supreme Court decision calls into question the constitutionality of most sign bylaws based on content regulation. In particular, many election sign bylaws may violate the First Amendment. While the Court held…

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Posted In: Contracts

City Required to Pay a Contractor’s Attorneys Fees Under a Standard Indemnity Clause

Standard indemnity agreements in municipal contracts can expose cities and towns to liability for their contractors’ attorneys fees if they are not narrowly drafted to address only claims by third…

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