Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc.
|Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc.|
|Argued November 12, 1985|
Decided February 25, 1986
|Full case name||City of Renton et al. v. Playtime Theatres, Inc., et al.|
|Citations||475 U.S. 41 (more)|
|Prior history||Reversed and remanded, 748 F.2d 527 (9th Cir. 1984).|
|The restriction imposed by Renton's ordinance was a permissible, content-neutral time/place/manner regulation.|
|Majority||Rehnquist, joined by Burger, White, Powell, Stevens, O'Connor|
|Dissent||Brennan, joined by Marshall|
|U.S. Const. amend. I|
Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc., 475 U.S. 41 (1986), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that localities may impose regulations prohibiting adult theaters from operating within certain areas, finding that the regulation in question was a content-neutral time/place/manner restriction. The specific restriction at issue was established by Renton, Washington and prohibited adult theaters within 1,000 feet from any residential zone, single- or multiple-family dwelling, church, park, or school.
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