Doe v. Cooper, 842 F.3d 833 (4th Cir. 2016)
Nature of Case: Plaintiffs, registrants in North Carolina, filed suit alleging that provisions of state law which prohibited them from being “within 300 feet of any location intended primarily for the use, care, or supervision of minors.” District court held that provisions were unconstitutional. State appealed.
Holding: Fourth Circuit affirmed, finding that the challenged provisions were violative of the First and Fourteenth Amendments in that they were overbroad and unconstitutionally vague.
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- Doe v Cooper — Appellant’s Brief
- Doe v. Cooper — Brief for Appellees
- Doe v. Cooper — Supplemental Brief for Appellees