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Hill v. Colorado

Docket No.: 98-1856
Argued: January 19, 2000
Decided: June 28, 2000

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, Privacy, Abortion, Constitutional Law, Due Process, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Picketing, copyright, murder, patent, privacy, racial discrimination, stare decisis

Petitioner: Hill
Respondent: Colorado

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF COLORADO
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 703 (2000)
Question:

Does Colorado's statutory requirement that speakers obtain consent from people within 100 feet of a health care facility's entrance before speaking, displaying signs, or distributing leaflets to such people violate the First Amendment rights of the speaker?

Hill v. Colorado
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 19, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Colorado, 3 vote(s) against
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