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Huffman v. Pursue, Ltd.
United States Supreme Court
420 U.S. 592 (1975)
A theater operator (defendant) was sued for civil nuisance by Ohio officials (plaintiff) for screening obscene material. The court ruled in favor of the officials, and the property used in showing the material was confiscated. The operator filed a claim in federal district court for injunctive relief, and a declaratory judgment that the statute he had violated was unconstitutional. The federal district court granted the injunction. The case was appealed up to the Supreme Court.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Rehnquist, J.)
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