Unformatted text preview: her complaint to challenge the new ordinance. Question: Does the Ladue ordinance violate Gilleo's right to free speech as protected by the First Amendment? Conclusion: Yes. Although acknowledging Ladue's police power to minimize visual clutter associated with signs, the Court ruled that the law "almost completely foreclosed a venerable means of communication that is both unique and important." The Court held a "special respect" for an individual's right to convey messages from her home. Decisions Decision: 9 votes for Gilleo, 0 vote(s) against...
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- Spring '10
- Supreme Court of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Persian Gulf, Ladue, Ladue v Gilleo