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Pruneyard Shopping Center v. Robins ( docket #: 79-289) (1980)  [Findlaw]

Secondary Link Pruneyard Shopping Center v. Robins  [Legal Information Institute]
Argument Date 03/18/1980
Decided 06/09/1980
Supreme Court Vote 9-0
Supreme Court Ruling First Amendment claim sustained.
 
IssueWhether the 1st and 14th Amendments protect the right of individuals to solicit signatures for political petitions in privately owned shopping centers.
Majority Opinion Rehnquist, J. (joined by Burger, C.J., Brennan, J., Marshall, J., Stevens, J., and Stewart, J.; Powell and White joined with respect to Parts I, II, III, and IV.; Blackmun joined the opinion with respect to all but 1 sentence.)
Concurring Opinion Marshall, J. & White, J. & Powell, J. (joined by White, J.) & Blackmun, J. (concurring in part)
Lower Court California Supreme Court
Lower Court Ruling First Amendment claim sustained.
Oral Arguments Oral Arguments  [Oyez]
Lawyers
For Petitioner
Max L. Gillam

For Respondent
Philip L. Hammer

For United States
Elinor Hadley Stillman

Opinion - Lower Court
Robins v. Pruneyard Shopping Center, 23 Cal. 3d 899 (Cal. 1979)
News
"High Court Asked to Ban Political Activity at Mall," Los Angeles Times, March 19, 1980, sect. B, p. 22
"High Court to Hear Shopping Center Cas," Los Angeles Times, November 13, 1979, sect. A, p. 3
"Justices Uphold Petitioning at Shopping Malls in State," Los Angeles Times, June 10, 1980, p. 3.
"Petitioners Can Use Private Shopping Sites, Court Rules," Los Angeles Times, March 31, 1979, sect. A, p. 1
Commentary
"A Need For Accommodation," Los Angeles Times, November 20, 1979, sect. A, p. 8.
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