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CBS SFBAY AREA - Berkeley’s Cellphone Radiation Warning Law Disputed Before Appeals Court

September 14, 2016

CBS SFBAY AREA - Berkeley’s Cellphone Radiation Warning Law Disputed Before Appeals Court

n industry group represented by Washington, D.C., attorney Theodore Olson claims the warning is misleading and violates the free speech rights of retailers by forcing them to provide a message they don’t agree with.

Berkeley, represented by Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig, contends the message is factually accurate and gives consumers information they need to make a choice about how to use their cellphones.

The three judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did not say how they will rule and will issue a written ruling at a later date.

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