Funny Court Opinion About Topless Dancers

Attorneys have to analyze and argue a lot of often boring cases, so when this federal court opinion from San Antonio was circulated on a trial lawyers forum that I follow, it seemed perfect for a Friday Fun post.

Judge Biery wrote in this case involving an injunction to block a new city ordinance that regulated strip clubs that “to bare or not to bare, that is the question.” (Shakespeare must be turning over in his grave.)

He also punned that “Plaintiffs clothe themselves in the First Amendment seeking to provide cover against another alleged naked grab of unconstitutional power;” and that
“the court encourages reasonable discovery intercourse.” Ouch.

Here’s the opinion:

35 Bar and Grille v City of San Antonio.pdf

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