KINGSLEY INTERNATIONAL PICTURES CORP. v. REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

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360 U.S. 684 (1959)

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Legal Principle at Issue

Whether a New York law denying licenses to show movies which "alluringly portrays adultery as proper behavior" is viewpont discrimination and violates the First Amendment.

Action

Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.

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