Flower v. United States, 407 U.S. 197 (1972)
U.S. Supreme CourtFlower v. United States, 407 U.S. 197 (1972)
Flower v. United States
Decided June 12, 1972
407 U.S. 197
Application of 18 U.S.C. § 1382, proscribing the reentry onto a military post of a person who has been removed therefrom or ordered by an officer not to reenter, held violative of First Amendment rights as applied when petitioner, a civilian who had previously been barred from the post, was arrested after reentry while quietly distributing leaflets on a public street extensively used by civilians as well as military personnel that runs through Fort Sam Houston, an open military post.
Certiorari granted; 452 F.2d 80, reversed and remanded.