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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Blount v. Rizzi 55 11/10/1970 01/14/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Reno v. ACLU 96-511 03/19/1997 06/26/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Pinkus v. United States 77-39 02/28/1978 05/23/1978 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Rowan v. U. S. Post Office Dept. 399 01/22/1970 05/04/1970 Warren E. Burger 8
Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union 00-1293 11/28/2001 05/13/2002 Clarence Thomas 8-1
United States v. Reidel 534 01/20/1971 05/03/1971 Byron R. White 7-2
United States v. X-Citement Video 93-723 10/05/1994 11/29/1994 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
United States v. Thirty-Seven Photographs 133 01/20/1971 05/03/1971 Byron R. White 6-3
Sable Communications of California v. FCC 88-515 04/19/1989 06/23/1989 Byron R. White 6-3
United States v. American Library Association 02-361 03/05/2003 06/23/2003 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Manual Enterprises v. Day 123 02/26/1962 06/25/1962 John M. Harlan 6-1
Roth v. United States 582 04/22/1957 06/24/1957 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition 00-795 10/30/2001 04/16/2002 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Hamling v. United States 73-507 04/15/1974 06/24/1974 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
United States v. Orito 70-69 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
United States v. 12 200-Ft. Reels Of Film 70-2 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Smith v. United States 75-1439 12/08/1976 05/23/1977 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Marks v. United States 75-708 11/01/1976 03/01/1977 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Alexander v. United States 91-1526 01/12/1993 06/28/1993 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Ginzburg v. United States 42 12/07/1965 03/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union 03-218 03/02/2004 06/29/2004 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Alberts v. California 61 04/22/1957 06/24/1957