MARSH v. ALABAMA
Supreme Court Cases
326 U.S. 501 (1946)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether a state, consistently with the First and Fourteenth Amendments, can impose criminal punishment on a person who undertakes to distribute religious literature on the premises of a company-owned town contrary to the wishes of the town's management.
Reversed and remanded. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- William N. McQueen View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- Hayden C. Covington View all cases