Poulos v. New Hampshire

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Poulos v. New Hampshire
by the Supreme Court of the United States

Poulos v. New Hampshire, 345 U.S. 395 (1953), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that a New Hampshire city ordinance regarding permission to hold a meeting in a public park did not violate the appellant's rights to Free Exercise of Religion even if he and his group were arbitrarily and unlawfully denied a license to hold a religious meeting in that public park. Excerpted from Poulos v. New Hampshire on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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United States Supreme Court

345 U.S. 395

Poulos  v.  New Hampshire

 Argued: Feb. 3, 1953. --- Decided: April 27, 1953

See 345 U.S. 978, 73 S.Ct. 1119.

[Syllabus from pages 395-396 intentionally omitted]

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

Mr. Gordon M. Tiffany, Concord, N.H., for appellee.

Mr. Justice REED delivered the opinion of the Court.


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