1. In the Thomas et al. vs. Chicago park district why is the court applying a federal constitution test to a state governmental entity?

1.      In the Thomas et al. vs. Chicago park district why is the court applying a federal constitution test to a state governmental entity?

2.      Are the petitioners attempting to argue that actions by the park district are a prior restraint? If so, did they succeed? Do you believe it is prior restraint? What requirements are necessary for a prior restraint to be held valid?