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Freedman v. Maryland (docket #: 69) (1965)  [Findlaw]

Argument Date 11/19/1964
Decided 03/01/1965
Supreme Court Vote 9-0
Supreme Court Ruling First Amendment claim sustained
 
IssueDoes a Maryland law that requires that all films be submitted to a board of censors before being exhibited violate the First Amendment?
Majority Opinion Brennan, J.
Concurring Opinion Douglas, J. (joined by Black, J.)
Lower Court Maryland Court of Appeals
Lower Court Ruling First Amendment calim denied.
Oral Arguments Oral Arguments  [Oyez]
Other
Carter, Edward L. & Clark, Brad, "Death of Procedural Safeguards: Prior Restraint, Due Process, and the Elusive First Amendment Value of Content Neutrality," 11 Communications Law and Policy Journal 225 (Spring, 2006)
Emerson, Thomas I., THE SYSTEM OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION (1970), pp. 510-511, 661, 665
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