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City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc (doc. #: 84-1360) (1986)  [Findlaw]

Secondary Link City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc  [Legal Information Institute]
Argument Date 11/12/1985
Decided 02/25/1986
Supreme Court Vote 7-2
Majority Opinion Rehnquist, J.
Concurring Opinion Blackmun, J. (concurred in result)
Dissenting Opinion Brennan, J. (joined by Marshall, J.)
Lower Court 9th Circuit
Lower Court Ruling First Amendment claim sustained
Oral Arguments Oral Arguments  [Oyez]
For Petitioner
E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr

For Respondent
Jack R. Burns

For Amicus
David Utevsky, Jack D. Novik, & Burt Neuborne for ACLU

Michael A. Bamberger for American Booksellers Association

News Stories & Commentary
AP, "9th Circuit upholds city's sex-shop zoning law" (5/31/2004)

Chemerinsky, Erwin, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES & POLICIES (2nd ed., 2002), sect.
Farber, Daniel & Frickey, Philip, "The Jurisprudence of Public Choice," 65 Texas Law Review 873 (1987)
Lowey, Arnold H., "Obscenity, Pornography & First Amendment Theory," 2 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 471 (1993)
Note, "The Content Distinction in Free Speech Analysis After Renton," 102 Harvard Law Review 1904 (1989)
Prygoski, "The Supreme Court's Secondary Effects Analysis in Free Speech Cases," 61 Cooley Law Review 1 (1989)
Stone, Geoffrey, "Content-Neutral Restrictions," 54 University of Chicago Law Review 46 (1987)
Tribe, Laurence, AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (2nd ed., 1988), p. 939
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