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Rowan v. United States Post Office (docket #: 399) (1970)  [Findlaw]

Secondary Link Rowan v. United States Post Office  [Legal Information Institute]
Argument Date 01/22/1970
Decided 5/4/1970
Supreme Court Vote 7-2-0
Supreme Court Ruling First Amendment claim denied
 
IssueWhether a statute under which an individual can require a mailer to stop all future mailings that the person "believes to be erotically arousing or sexually provocative" violates the mailer's rights of free speech and due process.
Majority Opinion Burger, C.J.
Concurring Opinion Brennan J. (joined by Douglas, J.)
Lower Court District Court for the District of Columbia (3-judge court)
Lower Court Ruling First Amendment claim denied
Lawyers
For Petitioner
Joseph Taback

For Respondent
William D. Ruckelshaus

News Stories & Commentary
Ken Paulson, "Court lets consumers curb unwanted calls"

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