Kovacs v. Cooper 336 U.S. 77 (1949)

Author:Martin Shapiro
Pages:1542

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After earlier suggesting that a ban on SOUND TRUCKS would be invalid, the Supreme Court held that "loud and raucous" loudspeakers could be prohibited as a reasonable regulation of time, place, and manner of speech. The opinion by Justice STANLEY REED noted interests in residential tranquillity, and it is cited as a PRIVACY decision. Justice FELIX FRANKFURTER, concurring, delivered a major attack on the PREFERRED FREEDOM doctrine.

MARTIN SHAPIRO

(1986)

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