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44 Liquormart, Inc. v. Rhode Island
United States Supreme Court
517 U.S. 484 (1996)
The State of Rhode Island (defendant) passed a statute prohibiting advertisements that provide the retail prices of alcoholic beverages. 44 Liquormart (plaintiff) brought suit in federal district court challenging the statute as a violation of freedom of speech under the First Amendment. The district court held the statute unconstitutional, but the court of appeals reversed. The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Stevens, J.)
Concurrence (Thomas, J.)
Concurrence (O’Connor, J.)
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