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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Roth v. United States 582 04/22/1957 06/24/1957 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Rowan v. U. S. Post Office Dept. 399 01/22/1970 05/04/1970 Warren E. Burger 8
Sable Communications of California v. FCC 88-515 04/19/1989 06/23/1989 Byron R. White 6-3
Schad v. Mount Ephraim 79-1640 02/25/1981 06/01/1981 Byron R. White 7-2
Smith v. California 9 10/20/1959 12/14/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Smith v. United States 75-1439 12/08/1976 05/23/1977 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Splawn v. California 76-143 03/23/1977 06/06/1977 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Stanley v. Georgia 293 01/14/1969 04/07/1969 Thurgood Marshall 9
United States v. 12 200-Ft. Reels Of Film 70-2 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
United States v. American Library Association 02-361 03/05/2003 06/23/2003 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
United States v. Orito 70-69 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
United States v. Reidel 534 01/20/1971 05/03/1971 Byron R. White 7-2
United States v. Thirty-Seven Photographs 133 01/20/1971 05/03/1971 Byron R. White 6-3
United States v. X-Citement Video 93-723 10/05/1994 11/29/1994 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Vance v. Universal Amusement Co. 78-1588 11/28/1979 03/18/1980 5-4
Ward v. Illinois 76-415 04/27/1977 06/09/1977 Byron R. White 5-4
Young v. American Mini Theatres 75-312 03/24/1976 06/24/1976 John Paul Stevens 5-4