Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
Grumman v. United States 436 04/19/1962 06/18/1962 5-2
Silber v. United States 454 04/19/1962 06/25/1962 5-2
Gibson v. Florida Legis. Investigation Comm. 6 12/05/1961 03/25/1963
Nostrand v. Little 571 01/22/1962 7
Dombrowski v. Eastland 118 02/20/1967 05/15/1967 8
Uphaus v. Wyman 336 11/14/1960 6-3
San Diego v. Roe 03-1669 12/06/2004 9
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission 02-1674 09/08/2003 12/10/2003 7-2
Wisconsin Right to Life v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) 04-1581 01/17/2006 01/23/2006 9
United States v. Caldwell 70-57 02/22/1972 06/29/1972
American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock 11-1179 06/25/2012 5-4
Watts v. United States 1107 MISC 04/21/1969 5-1
Nostrand v. Little 342 03/30/1960 05/02/1960 7-2
Taylor v. Mcelroy 504 03/31/1959 06/29/1959 9
Fields v. City Of Fairfield 30 12/10/1963 12/16/1963 9
National Socialist Party v. Skokie 76-1786 06/14/1977 5-4
Redrup v. New York 3 10/10/1966 05/08/1967 7-2
Epperson v. Arkansas 7 10/16/1968 11/12/1968 Abe Fortas 9
Dennis v. United States 502 04/20/1966 06/20/1966 Abe Fortas 7-2
Gojack v. United States 594 04/21/1966 06/13/1966 Abe Fortas 9
United States v. Laub 176 11/16/1966 01/10/1967 Abe Fortas 9
Travis v. United States 67 11/15/1966 01/10/1967 Abe Fortas 9
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District 21 11/12/1968 02/24/1969 Abe Fortas 7-2
Carroll v. Princess Anne 6 10/21/1968 11/19/1968 Abe Fortas 9
Board of Regents Univ. Wisc. v. Southworth 98-1189 11/09/1999 03/22/2000 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc. 98-1682 11/30/1999 05/22/2000 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Edenfield v. Fane 91-1594 12/07/1992 04/26/1993 Anthony M. Kennedy 8-1
Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v. Hialeah 91-948 11/04/1992 06/11/1993 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Lee v. Weisman 90-1014 11/06/1991 06/24/1992 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
O'Hare Truck Service v. Northlake 95-191 03/20/1996 06/28/1996 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
Arkansas Ed. Television Comm. v. Forbes 96-779 10/08/1997 05/18/1998 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Turner Broadcasting System v. FCC 95-992 10/07/1996 03/31/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
City of Boerne v. Flores 95-2074 02/19/1997 06/25/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-2
Gentile v. State Bar Of Nevada 89-1836 04/15/1991 06/27/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, Inc. 89-1799 01/14/1991 06/20/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
Turner Broadcasting v. FCC 93-44 01/12/1994 06/27/1994 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Rosenberger v. University of Virginia 94-329 03/01/1995 06/29/1995 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Ward v. Rock Against Racism 88-226 02/27/1989 06/22/1989 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union 03-218 03/02/2004 06/29/2004 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Garcetti v. Ceballos 04-473 10/12/2005 05/30/2006 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Legal Services Corp. v. Velazquez 99-603 10/04/2000 02/28/2001 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
United States v. United Foods 00-276 04/17/2001 06/25/2001 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Overton v. Bazzetta 02-94 03/26/2003 06/16/2003 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 08-205 03/24/2009 01/21/2010 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition 00-795 10/30/2001 04/16/2002 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Capitol Square Review and Advisory Bd. v. Pinette 94-780 04/26/1995 06/29/1995 Antonin Scalia 7-2
Lebron v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation 93-1525 11/07/1994 02/21/1995 Antonin Scalia 8-1
Employment Division v. Smith 88-1213 11/06/1989 04/17/1990 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Board Of Trustees, State Univ. Of N. Y. v. Fox 87-2013 02/22/1989 06/29/1989 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Johanns v. Livestock Marketing Association 03-1164 12/08/2004 05/23/2005 Antonin Scalia 6-3