Lehman v. City of Shaker Heights
United States Supreme Court
418 U.S. 298 (1974)
The City of Shaker Heights (defendant) operated a public transit system and sold advertising space on its vehicles to purveyors of goods and services. However, the city refused to sell space for political advertisements. Lehman (plaintiff), a candidate for political office, brought suit challenging this policy in Ohio state court on the grounds that the city abridged his First and Fourteenth Amendment rights. The trial court denied relief, and the Ohio Supreme Court affirmed. The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Blackmun, J.)
Concurrence (Douglas, J.)
Dissent (Brennan, J.)
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