Martin v. City of Struthers

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Martin v. City of Struthers
by the Supreme Court of the United States

Martin v. Struthers, 319 U.S. 141 (1943), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that a law prohibiting the distribution of handbills from door to door violated the First Amendment rights of a Jehovah's Witness. Excerpted from Martin v. Struthers on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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319 U.S. 141

Martin  v.  City of Struthers

 Argued: March 11, 1943. --- Decided: May 3, 1943

Mr. Hayden C. Covington, of Brooklyn, N.Y., for appellant.

Messrs. Theodore T. Macejko and David C. Haynes, both of Youngstown, Ohio, for appellee.

Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.


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