Island Trees Union Free School District Board of Education v. Pico
Significance, Related Cases
Steven A. Pico, by his next friend, Frances Pico et al.
Board of Education, Island Trees Union Free School District No. 26 et al.
That the Island Trees School System Board of Education was violating the First Amendment by banning books from the school libraries.
Chief Lawyer for Plaintiff
Alan H. Levine
Chief Defense Lawyer
George W. Lipp, Jr.
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr. (writing for the Court), Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Warren E. Burger, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist
Date of Decision
25 June 1982.
The district court was in error in its summary judgment in its case that challenged a local school board's removal of library books.
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