Friday, October 12, 2012

City of Chicago v. Morales case brief

City of Chicago v. Morales

-In 1992, the City of Chicago enacted the Gang Congregation Ordinance, which prohibits people from loitering with one another in any public place.

-Does the ordinance violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.


-The Court held that the ordinance was unconstitutionally vague.

-The ordinance did not provide sufficiently specific limits on the enforcement discretion of the police, nor did it provide sufficient notice to citizens who wish to use the public streets.

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