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Unformatted text preview: b. III. Answers a. Yes. In an opinion by Justice Hugo L. Black, the Court found, 5 to 3, that there was no significant difference between the relationship between Chickasaw and private citizens and the relationship between any other town and its citizens. As such, it employed a balancing test, weighing private property rights against an individual's right to free speech. Favoring the latter, the Court ruled in Marsh's favor. IV. Reasons (by ___) a. If you are running the functional equivalent of a ‘downtown’, you must allow what is appropriate. b. Legal doctrines V. Dissent reasons VI. Concurring reasons Notes The case represents an example of a private property constituting a ‘public forum’....
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- Spring '10
- Privately held company, Hugo Black, Chickasaw, Grace Marsh