Judge rejects challenge to LA graffiti crew injunction

May 27, 2011 | KPCC wire services

A judge has dealt a blow to a notorious group of Los Angeles graffiti artists, rejecting their challenge to the city’s request for a permanent injunction to restrict their activities, the office of City Attorney Carmen Trutanich announced Friday.

Trutanich asked for the injunction against the MTA, or Metro Transit blankblankins, in June 2010 to block its 10 members from blankociating with each other or possessing graffiti tools or weapons. It would also impose a mandatory curfew on each member of the crew.

The MTA is best known for a quarter-mile-long stretch of graffiti along the concrete wall of the L.A. River near downtown.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Deirdre Hall issued her ruling Tuesday, rejecting defense arguments that the city had not stated proper grounds for the injunction.

Hill rejected the defendants’ arguments that their graffiti was artwork and therefore protected speech under the First Amendment.

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