YOUNG, MAYOR OF DETROIT, et al. v. AMERICAN MINI THEATRES, INC., et al.
Supreme Court Cases
427 U.S. 50 (1976)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether a zoning ordinance classification based on a difference between motion picture theaters which exhibit sexually explicit "adult" movies and those which do not is unconstitutional because it is based on the content of communication protected by the First Amendment.
Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- John H. Weston View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- Maureen Pulte Reilly View all cases