Prior Restraints on Demonstrations

The starting point for the analysis that follows is the belief that new constitutional doctrine–both substantive and procedural–is urgently needed. That conclusion rests on two critical assumptions–assumptions which may not be shared by others who read history differently, or who have had different personal experiences regarding prior restraints on demonstrations, or who have different behavioral impressions based on observation and conversation, or best of all, who have quantitative data on the problem.