In The

Supreme Court of the United States




Decided June 26, 1992

Per curiam

Topic: First Amendment*Court vote: 5–4
Note: This was a Per Curiam opinion, meaning it was released by a majority of the Court as a whole but not signed by any individual justices.
Citation: 505 U.S. 830 Docket: 91–339Audio: Listen to this case's oral arguments at Oyez

* As categorized by the Washington University Law Supreme Court Database

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For the reasons expressed in the Opinions of JUSTICE O'CONNOR, JUSTICE KENNEDY, and JUSTICE SOUTER, see ante,p. 685 (O'CONNOR, J., concurring in No. 91-155 and concurring in judgment in No. 91-339),ante,p. 693 (KENNEDY, J., concurring in judgments), and ante,p. 709 (SOUTER, J., concurring in judgment in No. 91-339 and dissenting in No. 91-155), the judgment of the Court of Appeals holding that the ban on distribution of literature in the Port Authority airport terminals is invalid under the First Amendment is


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