Adderley v. Florida
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Harriett Louise Adderley, et al.
State of Florida
That the arrest of 107 demonstrators petitioning on the property of the Leon County jail was a breach of their rights to free speech, assembly, petition, equal protection of the laws, and due process of law.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Richard Yale Feder
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
William D. Roth, Assistant Attorney General of Florida
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black (writing for the Court), William O. Douglas, John Marshall Harlan II, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
William J. Brennan, Jr., William O. Douglas, Abe Fortas, Earl Warren
Date of Decision
14 November 1966
Upheld the decision affirmed by the Florida Circuit Court and the district court of appeals allowing the protection of public property through the use of private property trespass law. Also ruled that the plaintiffs' First and Fourteenth Amendment rights were not violated.
- Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229 (1963).
- Cox v. Louisiana, 379 U.S. 559 (1965).
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