McGinness v. Crime, Justice and America, Inc.Petition for certiorari denied on February 21, 2012
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-653||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2011|
Issue: (1) Whether the First Amendment provides commercial publishers with a right to demand that jail and prison administrators distribute their unsolicited publications to inmates; and (2) whether it is consistent with federalism and separation of powers concerns for federal courts to order elected county sheriffs to distribute unsolicited commercial publications to inmates, based on an evaluation of the content of the publications, and the number of publications the publisher is seeking to distribute, in each particular case.
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