Judge sets arguments in May over lawsuit challenging Gary's 'Welcoming City' ordinance

Attorneys will spar in May over a challenge to the city of Gary's “Welcoming City” ordinance.

Magistrate Judge Nanette Raduenz on Wednesday scheduled oral arguments for May 8 on two motions related to a lawsuit filed against Gary by James Bopp Jr.

The judge granted several motions to allow attorneys from outside the state to be heard in the case, which includes attorneys from the Georgetown Law Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection and the Oakland-based Public Rights Project, organizations that recently filed motions defending Gary's ordinance. 

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