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Grayned v. City of Rockford
Supreme Court of the United States
408 U.S. 104 (1972)
The City of Rockford had an anti-noise ordinance that prohibited anyone from intentionally making any “noise or diversion” while adjacent to a school in session that “tends to disturb the peace” of the school. Grayned (defendant) was tried and convicted for violating the anti-noise ordinance. Grayned appealed his conviction to the Supreme Court, arguing that the statute is unconstitutional due to its vagueness.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Marshall, J.)
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