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Date: 08-01-2023

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Free Speech Coalition, et al. v. Jess L. Anderson, et al.

Case Number: 2:23-cv-00287

Judge: Ted Stewart

Court: United States District Court for the District of Utah (Salt Lake City County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: Jerome Mooney, Gill Sperlein, and Jeff Sandman

Defendant's Attorney: David N. Wolf, Jason N. Dupree, Lance F. Sorenson

Description: Salt Lake City, Utah civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiff who sued the Commissioner of the Utah Department of Public Safety and the Attorney General of the State Of Utah on constitutional law violation theories.

The Free Speech Coalition is the trade association for the adult entertainment industry in the United States.

"The Free Speech Coalition filed the lawsuit in May in federal court, claiming the state was violating the First and 14th Amendments of the Constitution — specifically, infringing upon the rights to free speech and privacy. The plaintiffs include the coalition, Utah-based erotica author D.S. Dawson, an anonymous adult entertainment attorney, and sexual content creators and platforms."

Outcome: Dismissed.

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