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Clark v. Community for Creative Non-Violence (docket #: 82-1998) (1984)  [Findlaw]

Secondary Link Clark v. Community for Creative Non-Violence  [Legal Information Institute]
Argument Date 03/21/1984
Decided 6/29/1984
Supreme Court Vote 6-1-2
Supreme Court Ruling First Amendment claim denied
IssueWhether the denial of a permit to protestors requesting to camp out in Washington D.C. parks, according to Park Service regulations, violated the protestors' First Amendment rights.
Majority Opinion White, J.
Concurring Opinion Burger, C.J.
Dissenting Opinion Marshall, J. (joined by Brennan, J.)
Lower Court DC Circuit
Lower Court Ruling First Amendment claim upheld
Oral Arguments Oral Arguments  [Oyez]
For Petitioner
Deputy Solicitor General Bator

For Respondent
Burt Neuborne

For Amicus
Ogden Northrop Lewis for the National Coalition for the Homeless (for respondent)

Ruling - Lower Court
227 U.S. App. D.C. 19, 703 F.2d 586
Bredemeier, Kenneth, "Group Barred From Sleeping in Mall Tents," The Washington Post, March 18, 1983, Sect. B, p. 8
Taylor, Stuart, Jr., "U.S. Court Upholds Restrictions on Protesters at the White House," The New York Times, Oct. 27, 1984, p. 1
Chemerinsky, Erwin, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (3rd Ed.)(2006), Sect.
Goldberger, David, "Judicial Scrutiny in Public Forum Cases: Misplaced Trust in the Judgment of Public Officials," 32 Buffalo L. Rev. 175 (1983)
Lee, William, "Lonely Pamphleteers, Little People, and the Supreme Court," 54 G.W. U.L. Rev 757 (1986)
Redish, Martin, "The Content Distinction in First Amendment Analysis," 34 Stan. L. Rev. 113 (1981)
"Sleep, Speech and the Parks," The Washington Post, July 3, 1984, Sect. A, p. 14
Will, George F., "First Amendment Campout," The Washington Post, March 20, 1983, Sect. C, p. 7
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