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SMITH v. CALIFORNIA, 375 U.S. 259 (1963)

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United States Supreme Court


No. 72

Argued: Decided: December 16, 1963

Judgment vacated and case remanded.

Stanley Fleishman and Sam Rosenwein for petitioner.

Roger Arnebergh, Philip E. Grey and Wm. E. Doran for respondent.

Briefs of amici curiae, urging reversal, were filed by Edward de Grazia for Allen et al.; by Thomas M. Thomas for American Library Association, and by Nathan L. Schoichet, A. L. Wirin and Fred Okrand for American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.

Charles H. Keating, Jr. for Citizens for Decent Literature, Inc., et al., as amici curiae, in support of respondent.


The motion of Citizens for Decent Literature, Inc., et al., for leave to file a brief, as amici curiae, is granted. The judgment is vacated and the case is remanded to the Appellate Department of the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, for further consideration in light of the decision of the Supreme Court of California in Zeitlin v. Arnebergh, 59 Cal. 2d 901, 383 P.2d 152. [375 U.S. 259, 260]  

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