The persistent efforts of religious organizations to reach their public have consistently been met with governmental limitation due to the often conflicting interests of public order, and free speech and expression. Heffron v. International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Inc. represents the Court's latest redefinition of the extent of permissible limitations upon the activities of these groups. The author examines the decision in light of the traditional criteria for permissible time, place, and manner restrictions upon free speech and evaluates the Court's implementation of these restrictions with respect to the activities of the Krishna group. The impact of the decision upon the limitations involved and upon similar future litigation is also explored.
Michael M. Greenburg
Heffron v. International Society for Krishna Consciousness Inc.: A Restrictive Constitutional View of the Proselytizing Rights of Religious Organizations ,
9 Pepp. L. Rev.
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