Legal Settlement Discussion Over Mandan Mural
A federal judge has instructed both parties to continue "good faith" discussions to avoid a trial.
MANDAN, N.D. — A legal settlement is being discussed between the city of Mandan and the owners of a bar who filed a federal lawsuit after being told to remove an outdoor mural.
The city says the Lonesome Dove doesn’t have a permit for the mural.
The bar’s attorneys say they are protected by the First Amendment.
A federal judge has instructed both parties to continue “good faith” discussions to avoid a trial and that more progress is expected.
The lawsuit is asking for one dollar in symbolic damages.