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Ginsberg v. New York
United States Supreme Court
390 U.S. 629 (1968)
Ginsberg (defendant) ran a store in Long Island. The store had a lunch counter and also sold magazines, including girlie magazines. The girlie magazines contained female nudity and could be purchased by anyone, including minors. Ginsberg was charged and convicted based on a statute prohibiting the sale to minors of magazines that contained female nudity and were harmful to minors. Ginsberg petitioned the United States Supreme Court for review.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Brennan, J.)
Dissent (Fortas, J.)
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