LEWIS PUBLISHING COMPANY v. MORGAN, POSTMASTER IN NEW YORK CITY
Supreme Court Cases
229 U.S. 288 (1913)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether a post office regulation compelling newspapers to disclose the names and addresses of all editors and stockholders as well as circulation information, and to mark all paid material "advertisement" violates the First Amendment's free press guarantees.
Affirmed (includes modified). Petitioning party did not receive a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- Solicitor General Bullitt View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- James M. Beck View all cases