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City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc.

Docket No.: 00-799
Certiorari Granted: Mar 5 2001
Argued: December 4, 2001
Decided: May 13, 2002

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, Obscenity, State, ADA, Civil Rights Act, First Amendment, Title VII

PartyNames: City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc., et al.
Petitioner: City of Los Angeles
Respondent: Alameda Books, Inc., et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 222 F.3d 719
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

City of Los Angeles
v.
Alameda Books, Inc., et al.
535 U.S. 425 (2002)
Question:

May a city rely on a study it conducted to demonstrate whether an ordinance serves a substantial government interest?

City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 4, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for City of Los Angeles, 4 vote(s) against
Opinion By:

City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc.
Case Documents

1Opinion in City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc.
2Opinion in City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, Inc.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.