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jschwarz Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-11-09 03:27 PM
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29. Supreme Court Case
A Federal case that was upheld by the Supreme Court seems to be relevant. In Ladue v. Gilleo the supreme court ruled (see ) that an ordinance banning lawn signs (almost) entirely was unconstitutional.

The relevant part of the Menlo Park Municipal code (8.44.050) says in part

All election signs must be removed within seven (7) calendar days after the election to which they pertain. (Ord. 890 1 (part), 1999: Ord. 877 1 (part), 1996).

I'm not a lawyer, but I don't see how that can stand in view of Ladue v Gilleo
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