ThinkProgress on the Mercer Island First Amendment Case

ThinkProgess says the Mercer Island ordinance that Judge Martinez struck down “fits into a pattern of local legislation that imposes potentially life-altering burdens on homeless people in order to ward off minor inconveniences or uncomfortable moments for people who are more fortunate.” http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/02/19/3624409/court-blocks-law-preventing-homeless-shelter-fundraising/

Mercer Island Solicitation Ordinance Found Unconstitutional

Judge Martinez ruled in favor of my client yesterday, and today issued a written opinion granting a preliminary injunction against Mercer Island’s solicitation ordinance. You can read the opinion here: Mercer Island Order Dkt 19. As of now, the Mission can continue its work in Mercer Island. You can read a news story about the […]