Memoirs v. Massachusetts
|Memoirs v. Massachusetts
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A BOOK NAMED 'JOHN CLELAND'S MEMOIRS OF A WOMAN OF PLEASURE,' ET AL., APPELLANTS, v. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS.
Argued: Dec. 7 and 9, 1965. --- Decided: March 21, 1966
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Charles Rembar, New York City, for appellants.
William I. Cowin, Brookline, Mass., for appellee.
Mr. Justice BRENNAN announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion in which THE CHIEF JUSTICE and Mr. Justice FORTAS join.
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