Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Arguedsort icon Decided Majority Author Vote
Rotary Int. v. Rotary Club 86-421 03/30/1987 05/04/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7
Corporation of Presiding Bishop v. Amos 86-179 03/31/1987 06/24/1987 Byron R. White 9
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier 86-836 10/13/1987 01/13/1988 Byron R. White 5-3
City of Lakewood v. Plain Dealer Publishing 86-1042 11/04/1987 06/17/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 4-3
Boos v. Barry 86-803 11/09/1987 03/22/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-3
Lyng v. Northwest Indian CPA 86-1013 11/30/1987 04/19/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-3
Hustler Magazine v. Falwell 86-1278 12/02/1987 02/24/1988 William H. Rehnquist 8
Department Of Navy v. Egan 86-1552 12/02/1987 02/23/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Employment Division v. Smith 86-946 12/08/1987 04/27/1988 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Webster v. Doe 86-1294 01/12/1988 06/15/1988 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Riley v. National Federation Of Blind 87-328 03/23/1988 06/29/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Riley v. National Federation Of Blind 87-328 03/23/1988 06/29/1988 6-3
Bowen v. Kendrick 87-253 03/30/1988 06/27/1988 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Frisby v. Schultz 87-168 04/20/1988 06/27/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Meyer v. Grant 87-920 04/25/1988 06/06/1988 John Paul Stevens 9
Fort Wayne Books, Inc. v. Indiana 87-470 10/03/1988 02/21/1989 Byron R. White 9
Carlucci v. Doe 87-751 10/11/1988 12/06/1988 Byron R. White 9
Texas Monthly, Inc. v. Bullock 87-1245 11/01/1988 02/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Thornburgh v. Abbott 87-1344 11/08/1988 05/15/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Eu v. San Francisco Democratic Comm. 87-1269 12/05/1988 02/22/1989 Thurgood Marshall 8
Massachusetts v. Oakes 87-1651 01/17/1989 06/21/1989 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Board Of Trustees, State Univ. Of N. Y. v. Fox 87-2013 02/22/1989 06/29/1989 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Allegheny v. ACLU 87-2050 02/22/1989 07/03/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Ward v. Rock Against Racism 88-226 02/27/1989 06/22/1989 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Dallas v. Stanglin 87-1848 03/01/1989 04/03/1989 William H. Rehnquist 9
Frazee v. Illinois Employment Security Dept. 87-1945 03/01/1989 03/29/1989 Byron R. White 9
Harte-Hanks Communications v. Connaughton 88-10 03/20/1989 06/22/1989 John Paul Stevens 9
Texas v. Johnson 88-155 03/21/1989 06/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
The Florida Star v. B. J. F. 87-329 03/21/1989 06/21/1989 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Sable Communications of California v. FCC 88-515 04/19/1989 06/23/1989 Byron R. White 6-3
FW/PBS, Inc. v. Dallas 87-2012 10/04/1989 01/09/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
FTC v. Superior Court Trial Lawyers Assn. 88-1198 10/30/1989 01/22/1990 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce 88-1569 10/31/1989 03/27/1990 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Swaggart Ministries v. California Board of Equalization 88-1374 10/31/1989 01/17/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Employment Division v. Smith 88-1213 11/06/1989 04/17/1990 Antonin Scalia 6-3
University of Pennsylvania v. EEOC 88-493 11/07/1989 01/09/1990 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Osborne v. Ohio 88-5986 12/05/1989 04/18/1990 Byron R. White 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
Butterworth v. Smith 88-1993 01/16/1990 03/21/1990 William H. Rehnquist 9
Rutan v. Republican Party of Illinois 88-1872 01/16/1990 06/21/1990 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
United States v. Kokinda 88-2031 02/26/1990 06/27/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Keller v. State Bar of California 88-1905 02/27/1990 06/04/1990 William H. Rehnquist 9
Milkovich v. Lorain Journal 89-645 04/24/1990 06/21/1990 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
United States v. Eichman 89-1433 05/14/1990 06/11/1990 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Barnes v. Glen Theatre Inc. 90-26 01/08/1991 06/21/1991 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Leathers v. Medlock 90-29 01/09/1991 04/16/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, Inc. 89-1799 01/14/1991 06/20/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. 90-634 03/27/1991 06/24/1991 Byron R. White 5-4
Gentile v. State Bar Of Nevada 89-1836 04/15/1991 06/27/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Gentile v. State Bar Of Nevada 89-1836 04/15/1991 06/27/1991