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Sexually Oriented Businesses, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court's 1985-86 Term: The New Prerogatives of Local Community Control

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Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law


This Article discusses both of these decisions (City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc. and Arcara v. Cloud Books, Inc.) and their significance with respect to the validity of location restrictions and nuisance abatement laws as applied to sexually oriented businesses.