Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Bates v. Little Rock 41 11/18/1959 02/23/1960 Potter Stewart 9
Flaxer v. United States 60 11/19/1958 12/15/1958 William O. Douglas 9
Kingsley Pictures Corp. v. Regents 394 04/23/1959 06/29/1959 Potter Stewart 9
Scull v. Virginia 51 11/18/1958 05/04/1959 Hugo L. Black 9
Butler v. Michigan 16 10/16/1956 02/25/1957 Felix Frankfurter 9
Gregory v. Chicago 60 12/10/1968 03/10/1969 Earl Warren 9
Epperson v. Arkansas 7 10/16/1968 11/12/1968 Abe Fortas 9
Garrison v. Louisiana 4 04/22/1964 11/23/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
NAACP v. Alabama 169 03/24/1964 06/01/1964 John M. Harlan 9
New York Times v. Sullivan 39 01/06/1964 03/09/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Rabinowitz v. Kennedy 287 03/02/1964 03/30/1964 Arthur J. Goldberg 9
United States v. Seeger 50 11/16/1964 03/08/1965 Tom C. Clark 9
Freedman v. Maryland 69 11/19/1964 03/01/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Gojack v. United States 594 04/21/1966 06/13/1966 Abe Fortas 9
Mills v. Alabama 597 04/19/1966 05/23/1966 Hugo L. Black 9
Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham 5 10/11/1965 11/15/1965 Potter Stewart 9
Ashton v. Kentucky 619 04/28/1966 05/16/1966 William O. Douglas 9
Cramp v. Bd. Of Public Instruction 72 10/16/1961 12/11/1961 Potter Stewart 9
Bond v. Floyd 87 11/10/1966 12/05/1966 Earl Warren 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
Marcus v. Search Warrant 225 03/30/1961 06/19/1961 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Communist Party v. Catherwood 495 05/04/1961 06/12/1961 John M. Harlan 9
Louisiana v. N. A. A. C. P. 294 04/26/1961 05/22/1961 William O. Douglas 9
Torcaso v. Watkins 373 04/24/1961 06/19/1961 Hugo L. Black 9
Cutter v. Wilkinson 03-9877 03/21/2005 05/31/2005 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
San Diego v. Roe 03-1669 12/06/2004 9
Thomas v. Chicago Park District 00-1249 12/03/2001 01/15/2002 Antonin Scalia 9
City of Littleton v. Z.J. Gifts D-4, L.L.C. 02-1609 03/24/2004 06/07/2004 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Wisconsin Right to Life v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) 04-1581 01/17/2006 01/23/2006 9
Shaw v. Murphy 99-1613 01/16/2001 04/18/2001 Clarence Thomas 9
Madigan v. Telemarketing Associates 01-1806 03/03/2003 05/05/2003 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Overton v. Bazzetta 02-94 03/26/2003 06/16/2003 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Virginia v. Hicks 02-371 04/30/2003 06/16/2003 Antonin Scalia 9
Stanley v. Georgia 293 01/14/1969 04/07/1969 Thurgood Marshall 9
Presbyterian Church v. Hull Church 71 12/09/1968 01/27/1969 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
R.A.V. v. St. Paul 90-7675 12/04/1991 06/22/1992 Antonin Scalia 9
Noto v. United States 9 10/10/1960 06/05/1961 John M. Harlan 9
Taylor v. Mcelroy 504 03/31/1959 06/29/1959 9
Smith v. California 9 10/20/1959 12/14/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Fields v. City Of Fairfield 30 12/10/1963 12/16/1963 9
Cox v. Louisiana 24 10/21/1964 01/18/1965 Arthur J. Goldberg 9
Carroll v. Princess Anne 6 10/21/1968 11/19/1968 Abe Fortas 9