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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Mark G. Weinberg Attorney at Law

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  • Judge: Chicago's altered rules for peddlers outside Wrigley strike out lawsuit by Cubs-related magazine seller

    A federal judge has again sent to the showers a lawsuit alleging the city of Chicago violated the rights of the publisher of a Cubs-related magazine when it barred the company from selling its publication outside Wrigley Field, noting changes to the city's ordinance effectively strike out the publishers' legal arguments to this point.

  • Judge: Chicago city rules banning posters on lampposts too vague, unconstitutional

    A Chicago federal judge has thrown out a citation the city of Chicago slapped on a nonprofit publishing company for sticking a poster on a city light pole, saying a city ordinance forbidding commercial postings on lamp posts doesn’t pass constitutional muster because it leaves too open to interpretation which kinds of posters or speech could be allowed.

  • 7th Circuit: City's peddling rules may ban Cubs vendors, as well as magazine sellers, outside Wrigley

    The publishers of a baseball magazine still haven’t connected in their fight for the right to sell their product on the sidewalk outside of Chicago’s Wrigley Field.But a federal appeals panel said arguments raised by Left Field Media did deliver a strike in questioning why even the Chicago Cubs organization itself should be allowed under the city’s rules to sell things on the sidewalks outside the Friendly Confines.

  • Magazine seller denied injunction to force city to allow them to sell on sidewalk outside Wrigley Field

    Even if the Chicago Cubs do bring postseason baseball back to Wrigley Field in October, fans still won’t be able to buy copies of an unauthorized team-themed magazine outside the venerable stadium on the city’s North Side. U.S. District Judge Jorge L. Alonso denied the request of magazine publishers Left Field Media to force the city to allow Left Field to sell its magazines outside the ballpark. The publishing company had sought an injunction to stop the city from enforcing what it argues is a