Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
Forsyth County, Georgia v. Nationalist Movement 91-538 03/31/1992 06/19/1992 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Burson v. Freeman 90-1056 10/08/1991 05/26/1992 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Secretary Of State Of Md. v. J. H. Munson Co. 82-766 10/31/1983 06/26/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
University of Pennsylvania v. EEOC 88-493 11/07/1989 01/09/1990 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Department Of Navy v. Egan 86-1552 12/02/1987 02/23/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Allegheny v. ACLU 87-2050 02/22/1989 07/03/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Thornburgh v. Abbott 87-1344 11/08/1988 05/15/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Scull v. Virginia 51 11/18/1958 05/04/1959 Hugo L. Black 9
Farmers Union v. Wday 248 03/23/1959 06/29/1959 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Mine Workers v. Illinois Bar Assn. 33 10/17/1967 12/05/1967 Hugo L. Black 8-1
Schacht v. United States 628 03/31/1970 05/25/1970 Hugo L. Black 8
Welsh v. United States 76 01/20/1970 06/15/1970 Hugo L. Black 5-3
In re Stolar 18 12/09/1969 02/23/1971 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Railroad Trainmen v. Virginia Bar 34 01/13/1964 04/20/1964 Hugo L. Black 6-2
Mills v. Alabama 597 04/19/1966 05/23/1966 Hugo L. Black 9
Adderley v. Florida 19 10/18/1966 11/14/1966 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Torcaso v. Watkins 373 04/24/1961 06/19/1961 Hugo L. Black 9
Baird v. State Bar of Arizona 15 12/08/1969 02/23/1971 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Talley v. California 154 01/13/1960 03/07/1960 Hugo L. Black 6-3
Engel v. Vitale 468 04/03/1962 06/25/1962 Hugo L. Black 6-1
Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights (FAIR) 04-1152 12/06/2005 03/06/2006 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8
Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita Beneficiente Uniao Do Vegetal 04-1084 11/01/2005 02/21/2006 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8
Doe #1 v. Reed 09-559 04/28/2010 06/21/2010 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8-1
Snyder v. Phelps 09-751 10/06/2010 03/02/2011 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8-1
Cohen v. California 299 02/22/1971 06/07/1971 John M. Harlan 5-4
Flemming v. Nestor 54 02/24/1960 06/20/1960 John M. Harlan 5-4
Cole v. Young 442 03/06/1956 06/11/1956 John M. Harlan 6-3
Barenblatt v. United States 35 11/18/1958 06/08/1959 John M. Harlan 5-4
Barr v. Matteo 350 04/20/1959 06/29/1959 John M. Harlan 5-4
Scales v. United States 1 04/29/1959 06/05/1961 John M. Harlan 5-4
Yates v. United States 6 10/08/1956 06/17/1957 John M. Harlan 6-1
Lerner v. Casey 165 03/04/1958 06/30/1958 John M. Harlan 5-4
U. S. v. Sisson 305 01/20/1970 06/29/1970 John M. Harlan 5-3
Bryson v. United States 35 10/14/1969 12/08/1969 John M. Harlan 6-2
NAACP v. Alabama 169 03/24/1964 06/01/1964 John M. Harlan 9
Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts 37 02/23/1967 06/12/1967 John M. Harlan 5-4
Communist Party v. Catherwood 495 05/04/1961 06/12/1961 John M. Harlan 9
In Re Anastaplo 58 12/14/1960 04/24/1961 John M. Harlan 5-4
Konigsberg v. State Bar 28 12/14/1960 04/24/1961 John M. Harlan 5-4
Manual Enterprises v. Day 123 02/26/1962 06/25/1962 John M. Harlan 6-1
Noto v. United States 9 10/10/1960 06/05/1961 John M. Harlan 9
Vitarelli v. Seaton 101 04/01/1959 06/01/1959 John M. Harlan 5-4
Service v. Dulles 407 04/02/1957 06/17/1957 John M. Harlan 8
Howard v. Lyons 57 12/08/1958 06/29/1959 John M. Harlan 6-3
Street v. New York 5 10/21/1968 04/21/1969 John M. Harlan 5-4
Marchioro v. Chaney 78-647 03/26/1979 06/04/1979 John Paul Stevens 8
Branti v. Finkel 78-1654 12/04/1979 03/31/1980 John Paul Stevens 6-3
FCC v. Pacifica Foundation 77-528 04/18/1978 07/03/1978 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Young v. American Mini Theatres 75-312 03/24/1976 06/24/1976 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe 99-62 03/29/2000 06/19/2000 John Paul Stevens 6-3