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Claim based on ‘amplified preaching’ fails (access required)

Where an Elizabeth City police officer had a reasonable basis to arrest a man in connection with amplified preaching at a potato festival for his willful offense of resisting, delaying or obstructing, his First Amendment claims failed. Where his challenge to the city’s ordinance and policy was groundless, the city was awarded attorneys’ fees. Background Joseph Lee ...