No. 11.

308 U.S. 147 (1939)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided November 22, 1939.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Joseph F. Rutherford, with whom Mr. Hayden C. Covington was on the brief, for petitioner in No. 11.

Mr. Robert I. Morris argued the cause, and Messrs. Meyer Q. Kessel and Joseph C. Braelow were on the brief, for respondent in No. 11.

Mr. Osmond K. Fraenkel, with whom Carol King and Mr. A.L. Wirin were on the brief, for appellant in No. 13.

Messrs. Ray L. Chesebro, Frederick Von Schrader, Leon T. David, John L. Bland, and Bourke Jones submitted for appellee in No. 13.

Mr. A.W. Richter, with whom Mr. Osmond K. Fraenkel was on the brief, for petitioner in No. 18.

Mr. Carl F. Zeidler argued the cause, and Mr. Walter J. Mattison was on the brief, for respondent in No. 18.

Messrs. Sidney S. Grant and Osmond K. Fraenkel for appellants in No. 29.

Mr. Edward O. Proctor, Assistant Attorney General of Massachusetts, with whom Mr. Paul A. Dever, Attorney General, was on the brief, for appellee in No. 29.

MR. JUSTICE ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.

Four cases are here, each of which presents the question whether regulations embodied in a municipal ordinance abridge the freedom of speech and of the press secured against state invasion by the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution.1

No. 13.

The Municipal Code of the City of...

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