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is free speech ,i.e., pamphleteering protected under Maryland&
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I was barred from passing out pamphlets at a shopping canter in Maryland. I don't know the state allows this under free speech law. I am aware that Persian Gulf War protesters in New Jersey were barred in 1994. The U. S. Supreme Court the 1970's had ruled that the U.S. Constitution did not guarantee the protesters that right at private malls. But the New Jersey State Court ruled in favor of the protesters. I don't know how it stands in Maryland.
Lawyer: P. Simmons, Attorney replied 2 years ago

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The case you are referring to (from the Supreme Court) is Marsh v. Alabama. You can see that case here

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/326/501

That is the law in EVERY state EXCEPT NJ and CA.

So it is the law in MD.

If the mall is privately owned?

They can regulate this (bar you from handing out the pamphlets)

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
in your response to my inquiry you referred to a case in Alabama, where a person was passing out leaflets at a shopping center in a "company owned" town. I don't know if the law would be interpreted the same in the case of a shopping mall that is situated on a privately owned parcel, located in the midst of the public domain.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I do want to thank you for your response.
Lawyer: P. Simmons, Attorney replied 2 years ago

A few mins please...I have some thoughts

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Lawyer: P. Simmons, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Sorry...there are several Supreme Court "mall free speech" cases.

The Alabama case actually helps your cause. I had intended to send that one to show you. But that is not the most important one.

The most important one, in my opinion, is the Tanner case, from Oregon.

YOu can see it here

https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/407/551/case.html

This one, in essence, overruled Marsh (the Alabama case)

Again, sorry for the confusion

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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