Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Meek v. Pittenger 73-1765 02/19/1975 05/19/1975
In re Pappas 70-94 02/23/1972 06/29/1972
Gentile v. State Bar Of Nevada 89-1836 04/15/1991 06/27/1991
Alberts v. California 61 04/22/1957 06/24/1957
Gibson v. Florida Legis. Investigation Comm. 6 12/05/1961 03/25/1963
United States v. Caldwell 70-57 02/22/1972 06/29/1972
Fein v. Selective Service System 70-58 10/12/1971 03/21/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 4-3
Cole v. Richardson 70-14 11/16/1971 04/18/1972 Warren E. Burger 4-3
Parker Seal Co. v. Cummins 75-478 10/12/1976 11/02/1976 4-4
Houchins v. KQED Inc. 76-1310 11/29/1977 06/26/1978 Warren E. Burger 4-3
Grove Press, v. Maryland State Board Of Censors 63 11/10/1970 03/08/1971 4-4
Radich v. New York 169 02/22/1971 03/24/1971 4-4
Dewey v. Reynolds Metals Co. 835 04/20/1971 06/01/1971 4-4
Cornelius v. NAACP Legal Defense & Ed. Fund 84-312 02/19/1985 07/02/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 4-3
Board Of Ed. v. National Gay Task Force 83-2030 01/14/1985 03/26/1985 4-4
Jensen, v. Quaring 83-1944 01/07/1985 06/17/1985 4-4
Board Of Trustees Of Scarsdale v. Mccreary 84-277 02/20/1985 03/27/1985 4-4
City of Lakewood v. Plain Dealer Publishing 86-1042 11/04/1987 06/17/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 4-3
Jones v. Wolf 78-91 01/16/1979 07/02/1979 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Brown v. Glines 78-1006 11/06/1979 01/21/1980 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-3
Vance v. Universal Amusement Co. 78-1588 11/28/1979 03/18/1980 5-4
Secretary Of Navy v. Huff 78-599 11/06/1979 01/21/1980 5-3
Committee For Public Education v. Regan 78-1369 11/27/1979 02/20/1980 Byron R. White 5-4
Pell v. Procunier 73-918 04/16/1974 06/24/1974 Potter Stewart 5-4
Lehman v. City Of Shaker Heights 73-328 02/26/1974 06/25/1974 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Saxbe v. Washington Post Co. 73-1265 04/17/1974 06/24/1974 Potter Stewart 5-4
Hamling v. United States 73-507 04/15/1974 06/24/1974 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Gertz v. Robert Welch Inc. 72-617 11/14/1973 06/25/1974 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Laird v. Tatum 71-288 03/27/1972 06/26/1972 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Strait v. Laird 71-83 03/22/1972 05/22/1972 William O. Douglas 5-4
Branzburg v. Hayes 70-85 02/22/1972 06/29/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Gooding v. Wilson 70-26 12/08/1971 03/23/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Gravel v. United States 71-1017 04/19/1972 06/29/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
United States v. Orito 70-69 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Miller v. California 70-73 01/18/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner 71-492 04/18/1972 06/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
United States v. 12 200-Ft. Reels Of Film 70-2 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Wolman v. Walter 76-496 04/25/1977 06/24/1977 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
Splawn v. California 76-143 03/23/1977 06/06/1977 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Ward v. Illinois 76-415 04/27/1977 06/09/1977 Byron R. White 5-4
Zacchini v. Scripps-Howard Broadcasting Co. 76-577 04/25/1977 06/28/1977 Byron R. White 5-4
First National Bank Of Boston v. Bellotti 76-1172 11/09/1977 04/26/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Roemer v. Maryland Public Works Bd. 74-730 02/23/1976 06/21/1976 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Elrod v. Burns 74-1520 04/19/1976 06/25/1976 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Young v. American Mini Theatres 75-312 03/24/1976 06/24/1976 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Law Students Research Council v. Wadmond 49 10/15/1970 02/23/1971 Potter Stewart 5-4
Cohen v. California 299 02/22/1971 06/07/1971 John M. Harlan 5-4
Tilton v. Richardson 153 03/02/1971 06/28/1971 Warren E. Burger 5-4