US Case Law, Tattooing is constitutionally protected free speech, Coleman v City of Mesa

13 09 2012

We had, last week, another reminder of the extraordinary reach of the First Amendment right to free speech. Arizona’s Supreme Court has held that tattooing is a “constitutionally protected free speech”.  It appears that this is the first decision by a State Supreme Court giving such recognition to what the court described as “tattoo artists”. Read the rest of this entry »