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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
44 Liquormart Inc. v. Rhode Island 94-1140 11/01/1995 05/13/1996 John Paul Stevens 9
A Quantity Of Books v. Kansas 449 04/01/1964 06/22/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Abington School District v. Schempp 142 02/27/1963 06/17/1963 Tom C. Clark 8-1
Adderley v. Florida 19 10/18/1966 11/14/1966 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Agostini v. Felton 96-552 04/15/1997 06/23/1997 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Aguilar v. Felton 84-237 12/05/1984 07/01/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Airport Commissioners v. Jews for Jesus 86-104 03/03/1987 06/15/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Alberts v. California 61 04/22/1957 06/24/1957
Albertson v. Sacb 3 10/18/1965 11/15/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Alexander v. United States 91-1526 01/12/1993 06/28/1993 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Alexander v. Virginia 71-1315 10/19/1972 06/25/1973 5-4
Allegheny v. ACLU 87-2050 02/22/1989 07/03/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
American Committee v. Sacb 44 12/08/1964 04/26/1965 5-3
American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock 11-1179 06/25/2012 5-4
Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc. 84-1602 12/03/1985 06/25/1986 Byron R. White 6-3
Aptheker v. Secretary Of State 461 04/21/1964 06/22/1964 Arthur J. Goldberg 6-3
Arcara v. Cloud Books, Inc. 85-437 04/29/1986 07/07/1986 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Arkansas Ed. Television Comm. v. Forbes 96-779 10/08/1997 05/18/1998 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Arkansas Writers' Project, Inc. v. Ragland 85-1370 01/20/1987 04/22/1987 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Arlan's Dept. Store v. Kentucky 503 12/17/1962 8-1
Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union 00-1293 11/28/2001 05/13/2002 Clarence Thomas 8-1
Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union 03-218 03/02/2004 06/29/2004 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition 00-795 10/30/2001 04/16/2002 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Ashton v. Kentucky 619 04/28/1966 05/16/1966 William O. Douglas 9
Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce 88-1569 10/31/1989 03/27/1990 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Bachellar v. Maryland 729 03/02/1970 04/20/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Baggett v. Bullitt 220 03/24/1964 06/01/1964 Byron R. White 7-2
Baird v. State Bar of Arizona 15 12/08/1969 02/23/1971 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Bantam Books, Inc. v. Sullivan 118 12/03/1962 02/18/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Barenblatt v. United States 35 11/18/1958 06/08/1959 John M. Harlan 5-4
Barnes v. Glen Theatre Inc. 90-26 01/08/1991 06/21/1991 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Barr v. Matteo 350 04/20/1959 06/29/1959 John M. Harlan 5-4
Bartnicki v. Vopper 99-1687 12/05/2000 05/21/2001 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Bates v. Little Rock 41 11/18/1959 02/23/1960 Potter Stewart 9
Beard v. Banks 04-1739 03/27/2006 06/28/2006 Stephen G. Breyer 6-2
Beilan v. Board Of Education 63 03/04/1958 06/30/1958 Harold Burton 5-4
Bender v. Williamsport Area School Dist. 84-773 10/15/1985 03/25/1986 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser 84-1667 03/03/1986 07/07/1986 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Bigelow v. Virginia 73-1309 12/18/1974 06/16/1975 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Blount v. Rizzi 55 11/10/1970 01/14/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Board of County Commissioners v. Umbehr 94-1654 11/28/1995 06/28/1996 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Board Of Ed. v. National Gay Task Force 83-2030 01/14/1985 03/26/1985 4-4
Board of Educ.Kiryas Joel Village School v. Grumet 93-517 03/30/1994 06/27/1994 David H. Souter 6-3
Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens 88-1597 01/09/1990 06/04/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Board Of Education v. Allen 660 04/22/1968 06/10/1968 Byron R. White 6-3
Board of Regents Univ. Wisc. v. Southworth 98-1189 11/09/1999 03/22/2000 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Board Of Trustees Of Scarsdale v. Mccreary 84-277 02/20/1985 03/27/1985 4-4
Board Of Trustees, State Univ. Of N. Y. v. Fox 87-2013 02/22/1989 06/29/1989 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Bolger v. Youngs Drug Products Corp. 81-1590 01/12/1983 06/24/1983 Thurgood Marshall 8
Bond v. Floyd 87 11/10/1966 12/05/1966 Earl Warren 9