Weekly litigation update — May 13, 2017

PLF fights for booksellers’ First Amendment rights On Thursday, PLF filed a major civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Book Passage, a bookstore in the Bay Area. The lawsuit challenges a California statute that requires businesses that sell signed items … Continue reading

California threatens to shut down book signings and therefore small booksellers

Today we filed this First Amendment lawsuit¬†on behalf of beloved Bay Area bookstore Book Passage, and its co-owner, Bill Petrocelli. Book Passage is a hub of literary activity and free expression.¬† In addition to selling books, it hosts over 700 … Continue reading