JONES v. OPELIKA | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

Case Overview

Legal Principle at Issue

Whether an ordinance requiring reasonable license fee of transient distributors of books or pamphlets for sale on streets, taking no account of whether material is religious or not, is unconstitutional as denying "freedom of speech","press," or "religion".

Action

Affirmed (includes modified). Petitioning party did not receive a favorable disposition.

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