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Thomas v. Chicago Park District

Docket No.: 00-1249
Certiorari Granted: May 29 2001
Argued: December 3, 2001
Decided: January 15, 2002

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, Miscellaneous, First Amendment, Supremacy Clause, equitable relief, judicial review

PartyNames: Petitioners v. Chicago Park District
Petitioner: Petitioners
Respondent: Chicago Park District

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Citation: 227 F.3d 921
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Petitioners
v.
Chicago Park District
534 U.S. 316 (2002)
Question:

Must a municipal park ordinance requiring individuals to obtain a permit before conducting large-scale events must, consistent with the First Amendment, contain certain procedural safeguards?

Thomas v. Chicago Park District
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 3, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Chicago Park District, 0 vote(s) against

Thomas v. Chicago Park District
Case Documents

1Opinion in Thomas v. Chicago Park District
2Opinion in Thomas v. Chicago Park District
Additional documents for this case are pending review.