University of Pittsburgh

Jules Lobel on the Right to Canvass Residents

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March 24, 2011

Professor Jules Lobel discussed the right of canvassers to knock on doors in residential neighborhoods, even after dark, despite the misgivings of the authorities in some Pittsburgh-area municipalities.  Professor Lobel told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the right to reach residents by canvassing is protected by the First Amendment, which prevents municipalities from passing broad limits on door-to-door solicitation.

 

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