Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
Texas Monthly, Inc. v. Bullock 87-1245 11/01/1988 02/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Texas v. Johnson 88-155 03/21/1989 06/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
First Unit. Church v. Los Angeles 382 04/08/1958 06/30/1958 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-1
Jacobellis v. Ohio 11 03/26/1963 06/22/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Sherbert v. Verner 526 04/24/1963 06/17/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Ginsberg v. New York 47 01/16/1968 04/22/1968 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Bachellar v. Maryland 729 03/02/1970 04/20/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Garrison v. Louisiana 4 04/22/1964 11/23/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
New York Times v. Sullivan 39 01/06/1964 03/09/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Dombrowski v. Pfister 52 01/25/1965 04/26/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Freedman v. Maryland 69 11/19/1964 03/01/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Memoirs v. Massachusetts 368 12/07/1965 03/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Ginzburg v. United States 42 12/07/1965 03/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Rosenblatt v. Baer 38 10/20/1965 02/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Time Inc. v. Hill 22 04/27/1966 01/09/1967 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Albertson v. Sacb 3 10/18/1965 11/15/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Mishkin v. New York 49 12/07/1965 03/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
NAACP v. Button 5 11/08/1961 01/14/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Keyishian v. Board Of Regents 105 11/17/1966 01/23/1967 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Marcus v. Search Warrant 225 03/30/1961 06/19/1961 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Lathrop v. Donohue 200 01/18/1961 06/19/1961 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Presbyterian Church v. Hull Church 71 12/09/1968 01/27/1969 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Cameron v. Johnson 699 03/05/1968 04/22/1968 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Bantam Books, Inc. v. Sullivan 118 12/03/1962 02/18/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
In Re Sawyer 326 05/19/1959 06/29/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Smith v. California 9 10/20/1959 12/14/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Raley v. Ohio 175 04/22/1959 06/22/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Speiser v. Randall 483 04/08/1958 06/30/1958 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-1
A Quantity Of Books v. Kansas 449 04/01/1964 06/22/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Roth v. United States 582 04/22/1957 06/24/1957 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Strait v. Laird 71-83 03/22/1972 05/22/1972 William O. Douglas 5-4
Flaxer v. United States 60 11/19/1958 12/15/1958 William O. Douglas 9
Dayton v. Dulles 621 04/10/1958 06/16/1958 William O. Douglas 5-4
Kent v. Dulles 481 04/10/1958 06/16/1958 William O. Douglas 5-4
Wheeldin v. Wheeler 493 04/23/1963 06/03/1963 William O. Douglas 6-3
Whitehill v. Elkins 25 10/16/1967 11/16/1967 William O. Douglas 6-3
Lamont v. Postmaster General 491 04/26/1965 05/24/1965 William O. Douglas 8
Elfbrandt v. Russell 656 02/24/1966 04/18/1966 William O. Douglas 5-4
Degregory v. New Hamp. Atty. Gen. 396 02/24/1966 04/04/1966 William O. Douglas 6-3
Ashton v. Kentucky 619 04/28/1966 05/16/1966 William O. Douglas 9
Travis v. United States 10 12/13/1960 01/16/1961 William O. Douglas 6-3
Louisiana v. N. A. A. C. P. 294 04/26/1961 05/22/1961 William O. Douglas 9
Schneider v. Smith 196 12/12/1967 01/16/1968 William O. Douglas 8