Fort Wayne Books, Inc. v. Indiana

PETITIONER: Fort Wayne Books, Inc.
RESPONDENT: Indiana
LOCATION: Sable Communications of California

DOCKET NO.: 87-470
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
LOWER COURT: Supreme Court of Indiana

CITATION: 489 US 46 (1989)
ARGUED: Oct 03, 1988
DECIDED: Feb 21, 1989

ADVOCATES:
John M Weston - on behalf of respondents
John H. Weston - on behalf of the Petitioners
Stephen Goldsmith - on behalf of the Respondents

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 03, 1988 in Fort Wayne Books, Inc. v. Indiana

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - February 21, 1989 in Fort Wayne Books, Inc. v. Indiana

Byron R. White:

The other case is really two cases number 87-470 Fort Wayne Books, Inc. against Indiana is here form the Supreme Court of Indiana, and we reverse the judgment of the Indiana Supreme Court in this case.

The other case is number 87-614 Sathenfield against Indiana, also here in the same court.

We affirm the judgment of the Indiana Supreme Court in this case.

Justice Blackmun has filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment.

Justice O'Connor has filed an opinion concurring in part and dessenting in part.

Justice Stevens has filed an opinion descenting in number 87-614, and concurring in part and dissenting in part in number 87-470 in which Justice Brennan and Justice Marshall joined.