Brown v. Caltrans

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Cassandra Brown; Amy Courtney, v. California Department of Transportation; Jeff Morales  (2003) 
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals decision in Brown v. Caltrans, related to the indirect endorsement of indirect speech by the government and its unconstitutionality

Court Documents
Opinion of the Court
Concurring Opinion

321 F.3d 1217

Cassandra Brown; Amy Courtney, Plaintiffs-Appellants


California Department of Transportation; Jeff Morales, Defendants-Appellees

No. 02-15385.

United States Court of Appeals,
Ninth Circuit.

Argued and Submitted 9 October 2002.

Filed 13 March 2003.

COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED Bruce A. Behrens, Chief Counsel; David Gossage, Deputy Chief Counsel; Janet Wong, Assistant Chief Counsel; Daniel P. Weingarten, Deputy Attorney, San Francisco, CA, for the appellants.

James Wheaton, David Greene, Oakland, CA; G. Dana Scruggs, Austin B. Comstock, Nathan C. Benjamin, Santa Cruz, CA, for the appellees.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California; Ronald M. Whyte, District Judge, Presiding. D.C. No. CV-01-21200-PVT.

Before: D.W. NELSON, BEEZER and WARDLAW, Circuit Judges.

Opinion by Judge WARDLAW; Concurrence by Judge BEEZER.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).

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