ROWAN, DBA AMERICAN BOOK SERVICE, et al. v. UNITED STATES POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT et al. | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

ROWAN, DBA AMERICAN BOOK SERVICE, et al. v. UNITED STATES POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT et al.

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397 U.S. 728 (1970)

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Case Overview

Legal Principle at Issue

Whether a statute under which an individual can require a mailer to stop all future mailings that the person "believes to be erotically arousing or sexually provocative" violates the mailer's rights of free speech and due process.

Action

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

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