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Amalgamated Food Employees Union Local 590 v. Logan Valley Plaza, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
391 U.S. 308 (1968)

Amalgamated Food Employees Union Local 590 v. Logan Valley Plaza, Inc.


Logan Valley Plaza, Inc. (plaintiff) owned a shopping center occupied by Weis Grocery and Sears Roebuck and Co. Shortly after the opening of Weis, Amalgamated Food Employees Union Local 590 (Amalgamated) (defendant) began peacefully picketing the store’s labor practices, in front of it, on the grounds that it did not use union labor. Logan Valley did not like this and filed suit in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, which enjoined the picketing and trespassing. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania affirmed, and the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Marshall, J.)

Concurrence (Douglas, J.)

Dissent (Black, J.)

Dissent (Harlan, J.)

Dissent (White, J.)

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