Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Tilton v. Richardson 153 03/02/1971 06/28/1971 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Rosenbloom v. Metromedia 66 12/07/1970 06/07/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Coates v. City Of Cincinnati 117 01/11/1971 06/01/1971 Potter Stewart 5-4
Heller v. New York 71-1043 11/14/1972 06/25/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Kaplan v. California 71-1422 10/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Alexander v. Virginia 71-1315 10/19/1972 06/25/1973 5-4
Broadrick v. Oklahoma 71-1639 03/26/1973 06/25/1973 Byron R. White 5-4
Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Human Rel. Comm'n 72-419 03/20/1973 06/21/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc. 98-1682 11/30/1999 05/22/2000 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District 92-94 02/24/1993 06/18/1993 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Alexander v. United States 91-1526 01/12/1993 06/28/1993 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Forsyth County, Georgia v. Nationalist Movement 91-538 03/31/1992 06/19/1992 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Lee v. Weisman 90-1014 11/06/1991 06/24/1992 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Lee v. Int. Soc. for Krishna Consciousness 91-339 03/25/1992 06/26/1992 5-4
Burson v. Freeman 90-1056 10/08/1991 05/26/1992 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Denver Area Consortium v. FCC 95-124 02/21/1996 06/28/1996 5-4
Agostini v. Felton 96-552 04/15/1997 06/23/1997 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Turner Broadcasting System v. FCC 95-992 10/07/1996 03/31/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Glickman v. Wileman Brothers & Elliott 95-1184 12/02/1996 06/25/1997 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. 90-634 03/27/1991 06/24/1991 Byron R. White 5-4
Barnes v. Glen Theatre Inc. 90-26 01/08/1991 06/21/1991 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Gentile v. State Bar Of Nevada 89-1836 04/15/1991 06/27/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
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
Aguilar v. Felton 84-237 12/05/1984 07/01/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Grand Rapids School District v. Ball 83-990 12/05/1984 07/01/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Perry Education Association v. Perry Local Educators' Association 81-896 10/13/1982 02/23/1983 Byron R. White 5-4
Connick v. Myers 81-1251 11/08/1982 04/20/1983 Byron R. White 5-4
Mueller v. Allen 82-195 04/18/1983 06/29/1983 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Turner v. Safley 85-1384 01/13/1987 06/01/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Meese v. Keene 85-1180 12/02/1986 04/28/1987 John Paul Stevens 5-3
O'lone v. Estate Of Shabazz 85-1722 03/24/1987 06/09/1987 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
San Francisco Arts & Athletics v. US Olympic Committee 86-270 03/24/1987 06/25/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 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
Fec v. Massachusetts Citizens For Life, Inc. 85-701 10/07/1986 12/15/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Larson v. Valente 80-1666 12/09/1981 04/21/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Island Trees School District Board of Education v. Pico 80-2043 03/02/1982 06/25/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. v. Greenmoss Builders 83-18 03/21/1984 06/26/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Regan v. Time, Inc. 82-729 11/09/1983 07/03/1984 Byron R. White 5-4
Regan v. Wald 83-436 04/24/1984 06/28/1984 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Lynch v. Donnelly 82-1256 10/04/1983 03/05/1984 Warren E. Burger 5-4
FCC v. League of Women Voters of California 82-912 01/16/1984 07/02/1984 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Secretary Of State Of Md. v. J. H. Munson Co. 82-766 10/31/1983 06/26/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Philadelphia Newspapers Inc. v. Hepps 84-1491 12/03/1985 04/21/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Bender v. Williamsport Area School Dist. 84-773 10/15/1985 03/25/1986 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Pacific Gas & Elec. Co. v. Public Util. Comm'n 84-1044 10/08/1985 02/25/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-3
Posadas de Puerto Rico Ass. v. Tourism Co. of PR 84-1903 04/28/1986 07/01/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Goldman v. Weinberger 84-1097 01/14/1986 03/25/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
United States v. Eichman 89-1433 05/14/1990 06/11/1990 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4