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Felton Vs. City of Pensacola - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number390 U.S. 340
AppellantFelton
RespondentCity of Pensacola
Excerpt:
.....granted and the judgment of the district court of appeal of florida, first district, is reversed. redrup v. new york, 386 u.s. 767 . the chief justice would grant the petition and reverse because of the failure of the trial court to adhere to the standard for judging obscenity announced in roth v. united states, 354 u.s. 476 . mr. justice harlan would affirm the judgment of the state court upon the premises stated in his separate opinion in roth v. united states, 354 u.s. 476, 496 , and his dissenting opinion in memoirs v. massachusetts, 383 u.s. 413, 455 . page 390 u.s. 340, 341
Judgment:
FELTON v. CITY OF PENSACOLA - 390 U.S. 340 (1968)
U.S. Supreme Court FELTON v. CITY OF PENSACOLA, 390 U.S. 340 (1968) 390 U.S. 340

FELTON ET AL. v. CITY OF PENSACOLA.
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF
FLORIDA, FIRST DISTRICT. No. 934.
Decided March 11, 1968.

Certiorari granted; 200 So.2d 842, reversed.

Stanley Fleishman, Sam Rosenwein and Hugh W. Gibert for petitioners.

Dave Caton for respondent.

PER CURIAM.

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted and the judgment of the District Court of Appeal of Florida, First District, is reversed. Redrup v. New York, 386 U.S. 767 .

THE CHIEF JUSTICE would grant the petition and reverse because of the failure of the trial court to adhere to the standard for judging obscenity announced in Roth v. United States, 354 U.S. 476 .

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN would affirm the judgment of the state court upon the premises stated in his separate opinion in Roth v. United States, 354 U.S. 476, 496 , and his dissenting opinion in Memoirs v. Massachusetts, 383 U.S. 413, 455 .

Page 390 U.S. 340, 341




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