The Beat

Legal Analysis: Problems With Steven Tyler Act

·By civilbeat

That comes from a Verdict column byJulie Hilden. Excerpts:

The Hawaii law is called the Steven Tyler Act (“the Act”), after the well-known musician and former “American Idol” judge, who has a home on Maui. With the Hawaii legislation, too, as with the California legislation, some First Amendment issues arise, as I’ll explain. …

Will the Act truly serve its stated purpose of bringing more celebrities to Hawaii? Unfortunately, it’s quite possible that it won’t, based on a longstanding principle of Hawaiian law that holds that all Hawaii’s beaches are public