Adult Entertainment Law

Rephrase: you can probably get away with cheating on your spouse, but the IRS will always catch you. Case in point, Mr. Walter Halby who attempted to reduce his tax liability by claiming medical expense deductions for his patronage of prostitutes. Mr. Halby claimed $100,000 in deductions for payments to prostitutes...

[caption id="attachment_6638" align="alignright" width="139" caption="Let's hear it for the FSC"][/caption]The Free Speech Coalition has filed its long-awaited complaint seeking to have 18 U.S.C. § 2257 declared unconstitutional. The Background - The War on Sex Social conservatives on both the right and left take great delight in attempting to carve out...

Its nice to see a reporter get the coverage right: Municipal zoning bylaws may limit such uses, but cities and towns can't completely prohibit them. A municipality that does not provide certain locations within the community where adult uses may reasonably operate is essentially denying that form of free speech, and they...

Some people in Clearview, WA are losing their minds over a cafe whose servers wear bikinis at work. “These girls are basically stripping for tips,” pastor and organizer Shahram Hadian told a crowd of about a 100 Tuesday night at the Clearview Foursquare Church. Speakers one after the other...

The Alameda Books rule boils down to this: If a city wants to ban a First Amendment protected business, it can only do so if it has evidence that its regulations actually might help do something about adverse secondary effects, the evidence can't be complete bullshit, and the regulation...

[caption id="attachment_6395" align="alignright" width="175" caption="Nudity. Fires. Fun. But all images belong to the organizers (and that might be a good thing)"][/caption]The organizers of the annual Burning Man festival have instituted a controversial new policy regarding photography at the annual festival in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. According...

[caption id="attachment_6393" align="alignright" width="175" caption="First the victim of Flori-duh's social conservatives, now the victim of a cybersquatter."][/caption] Tiffany Shepherd, the Port Saint Lucie schoolteacher who was fired from her job because she worked on a fishing charter boat in a bikini has decided to make the jump into adult entertainment. ...

[caption id="attachment_3155" align="alignright" width="119" caption="Can the Bill of Rights trust this man to honor his oath of office? His past suggests that the answer is a resounding 'no'"][/caption]Obama's pick for Attorney General seems to be Eric Holder, a former Deputy Attorney General during the Clinton Administration. AVN's Mark...

[caption id="attachment_3170" align="alignright" width="132" caption="Honor the Flag AND buy porn!"][/caption]Adultland XXX, an adult bookstore in Pulaski Township, Pennsylvania succeeded in its quest to overturn a finding that Adultland violated the Pulaski adult entertainment ordinance by, of all things, remaining open on Flag Day in 2006. See Boron v. Pulaski...