Cox v. New Hampshire
Significance, Parade Permit Constitutional, Impact, Related Cases
Cox, et al.
State of New Hampshire
That a state statute prohibiting a parade or procession upon a public street without a special license violated the Fourteenth Amendment by interfering with appellant's First Amendment rights of free speech, press, worship and assembly and by vesting unreasonable and arbitrary power in the licensing authority.
Chief Lawyers for Appellant
Hayden Covington, Joseph F. Rutherford
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Frank R. Kenison
Justices for the Court
Charles Evans Hughes (writing for the Court), Harlan Fiske Stone, Owen Josephus Roberts, Hugo Lafayette Black, Stanley Forman Reed, Felix Frankfurter, William O. Douglas, Frank Murphy
Date of Decision
31 March 1941
Requiring a permit for a parade or procession upon a public street was a proper exercise of the state's authority and did not violate the appellants' constitutional rights.
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