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Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- so we are again doubtful that certiorari will be granted in any cases today.
Issue: (1) Whether the government may restrict the display of “gruesome” material within political, moral, and religious advocacy in a traditional public forum, in order to protect the sensibilities of children; and
(2) whether provisions of an injunction based expressly in part on the supposedly harmful content of defendants’ speech should be subjected to strict scrutiny.