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Goldman v. Weinberger 84-1097 01/14/1986 03/25/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Renton v. Playtime Theatres Inc. 84-1360 11/12/1985 02/25/1986 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Philadelphia Newspapers Inc. v. Hepps 84-1491 12/03/1985 04/21/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Press-Enterprise Co. v. Superior Court 84-1560 02/26/1986 06/30/1986 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc. 84-1602 12/03/1985 06/25/1986 Byron R. White 6-3
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser 84-1667 03/03/1986 07/07/1986 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Posadas de Puerto Rico Ass. v. Tourism Co. of PR 84-1903 04/28/1986 07/01/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Aguilar v. Felton 84-237 12/05/1984 07/01/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Board Of Trustees Of Scarsdale v. Mccreary 84-277 02/20/1985 03/27/1985 4-4
Brockett v. Spokane Arcades, Inc. 84-28 02/20/1985 06/19/1985 Byron R. White 6-2
Cornelius v. NAACP Legal Defense & Ed. Fund 84-312 02/19/1985 07/02/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 4-3
Mcdonald v. Smith 84-476 03/20/1985 06/19/1985 Warren E. Burger 8
Bender v. Williamsport Area School Dist. 84-773 10/15/1985 03/25/1986 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Bowen v. Roy 84-780 01/14/1986 06/11/1986 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Gillette v. United States 85 12/09/1970 03/08/1971 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Meese v. Keene 85-1180 12/02/1986 04/28/1987 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Arkansas Writers' Project, Inc. v. Ragland 85-1370 01/20/1987 04/22/1987 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Turner v. Safley 85-1384 01/13/1987 06/01/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Edwards v. Aguillard 85-1513 12/10/1986 06/19/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
O'lone v. Estate Of Shabazz 85-1722 03/24/1987 06/09/1987 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Pope v. Illinois 85-1973 02/24/1987 05/04/1987 Byron R. White 5-4
Rankin v. McPherson 85-2068 03/23/1987 06/24/1987 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
New York v. P. J. Video, Inc. 85-363 03/04/1986 04/22/1986 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Los Angeles v. Preferred Communications, Inc. 85-390 04/29/1986 06/02/1986 William H. Rehnquist 9
Arcara v. Cloud Books, Inc. 85-437 04/29/1986 07/07/1986 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Fec v. Massachusetts Citizens For Life, Inc. 85-701 10/07/1986 12/15/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Hobbie v. Unemployment Appeals Commission of Florida 85-993 12/10/1986 02/25/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Edwards v. South Carolina 86 12/13/1962 02/25/1963 Potter Stewart 8-1
Zemel v. Rusk 86 03/01/1965 05/03/1965 Earl Warren 6-3
Lyng v. Northwest Indian CPA 86-1013 11/30/1987 04/19/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-3
Airport Commissioners v. Jews for Jesus 86-104 03/03/1987 06/15/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
City of Lakewood v. Plain Dealer Publishing 86-1042 11/04/1987 06/17/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 4-3
Hustler Magazine v. Falwell 86-1278 12/02/1987 02/24/1988 William H. Rehnquist 8
Webster v. Doe 86-1294 01/12/1988 06/15/1988 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Department Of Navy v. Egan 86-1552 12/02/1987 02/23/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Corporation of Presiding Bishop v. Amos 86-179 03/31/1987 06/24/1987 Byron R. White 9
Houston v. Hill 86-243 03/23/1987 06/15/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
San Francisco Arts & Athletics v. US Olympic Committee 86-270 03/24/1987 06/25/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Rotary Int. v. Rotary Club 86-421 03/30/1987 05/04/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7
Boos v. Barry 86-803 11/09/1987 03/22/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-3
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier 86-836 10/13/1987 01/13/1988 Byron R. White 5-3
Employment Division v. Smith 86-946 12/08/1987 04/27/1988 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Bond v. Floyd 87 11/10/1966 12/05/1966 Earl Warren 9
Texas Monthly, Inc. v. Bullock 87-1245 11/01/1988 02/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Eu v. San Francisco Democratic Comm. 87-1269 12/05/1988 02/22/1989 Thurgood Marshall 8
Thornburgh v. Abbott 87-1344 11/08/1988 05/15/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Massachusetts v. Oakes 87-1651 01/17/1989 06/21/1989 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Frisby v. Schultz 87-168 04/20/1988 06/27/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 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