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Los Angeles Police Dept. v. United Reporting Publishing Corp

Docket No.: 98-678
Argued: October 13, 1999
Decided: December 7, 1999

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, EPA, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, preliminary injunction, privacy

Petitioner: Los Angeles Police Dept.
Respondent: United Reporting Publishing Corp

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 146 F.3d 1133
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


528 U.S. 32 (1999)
Question:

Does California's amended public record statute, under which an arrestee's address disclosed by governmental agency may not be used to sell a product or service, violate the First Amendment's protection of commercial speech?

Los Angeles Police Dept. v. United Reporting Publishing Corp
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 13, 1999

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Los Angeles Police Dept., 2 vote(s) against
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