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Young v. American Mini Theatres

Young v. American Mini Theatres
Argued March 24, 1976
Decided June 24, 1976
Full case name Young, Mayor of Detroit, et al. v. American Mini Theatres, Incorporated, et al.
Citations 427 U.S. 50 (more)
96 S. Ct. 2440; 49 L. Ed. 2d 310; 1976 U.S. LEXIS 3; 1 Media L. Rep. 1151
Court membership
Case opinions
Majority Stevens, joined by Burger, White, Rehnquist; Powell (except part III)
Concurrence Powell
Dissent Stewart, joined by Brennan, Marshall, and Blackmun
Dissent Blackmun, joined by Brennan, Stewart, and Marshall

Young v. American Mini Theatres, 427 U.S. 50 (1976) is a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a city ordinance of Detroit, Michigan requiring dispersal of adult businesses throughout the city.

Justice Stevens (writing for plurality) reasoned that the speech involved here is of lower value, and the city also has a compelling interest in protecting quality of life.

Justice Powell (concurring) disagreed with Stevens’ “lower value speech” argument, but wrote that this is only a place restriction with a limited effect on speech.

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