Virginia v. Hicks

Topic(s): 
First Amendment
Protecting Constitutional Rights and Requirements
Docket Number: 
2-371
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Case Description: 

Respondent Kevin Hicks challenges the City of Richmond's policy of prohibiting the public from walking on the streets and sidewalks adjacent to public housing as unconstitutionally overbroad and vague. Oral argument before the United States Supreme Court was held on April 30, 2003.

Public Citizen was co-counsel for the respondent on the merits in the Supreme Court, which decided in favor of Virginia.