Talley v. California,
362 U.S. 60 (1960)

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Talley v. California, 362 U.S. 60 (1960)

Talley v. California

No. 154

Argued January 13-14, 1960

Decided March 7, 1960

362 U.S. 60


Over petitioner's protest that it invaded his freedom of speech and press in violation of the Fourteenth and First Amendments to the Federal Constitution, he was convicted of violating a city ordinance which forbade distribution, in any place under any circumstances, of any handbill which did not have printed thereon the name and address of the person who prepared, distributed or sponsored it.

Held: the ordinance is void on its face, and the conviction is reversed. Lovell v. Griffin, 303 U. S. 444. Pp. 362 U. S. 60-66.

172 Cal.App.2d Supp. 797, 332 P.2d 447, reversed.

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