Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Cole v. Richardson 70-14 11/16/1971 04/18/1972 Warren E. Burger 4-3
Cole v. Young 442 03/06/1956 06/11/1956 John M. Harlan 6-3
Colorado Rep Fed Campaign Comm v. FEC 95-489 04/15/1996 06/26/1996 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
Colten v. Kentucky 71-404 04/17/1972 06/12/1972 Byron R. White 7-2
Columbia Broadcasting v. Democratic Comm. 71-863 10/16/1972 05/29/1973 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Committee For Public Education v. Nyquist 72-694 04/16/1973 06/25/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Committee For Public Education v. Regan 78-1369 11/27/1979 02/20/1980 Byron R. White 5-4
Communist Party Of Indiana v. Whitcomb 72-1040 10/16/1973 01/09/1974 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Communist Party v. Catherwood 495 05/04/1961 06/12/1961 John M. Harlan 9
Communist Party v. Control Board 48 11/17/1955 04/30/1956 Felix Frankfurter 6-3
Communist Party v. Control Board 12 10/11/1960 06/05/1961 Felix Frankfurter 5-4
Connell v. Higginbotham 79 11/19/1970 06/07/1971 9
Connick v. Myers 81-1251 11/08/1982 04/20/1983 Byron R. White 5-4
Consolidated Edison Co. v. Public Ser v. Comm'n 79-134 03/17/1980 06/20/1980 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7-2
Cornelius v. NAACP Legal Defense & Ed. Fund 84-312 02/19/1985 07/02/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 4-3
Corporation of Presiding Bishop v. Amos 86-179 03/31/1987 06/24/1987 Byron R. White 9
Cort v. Ash 73-1908 03/18/1975 06/17/1975 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Cox Broadcasting Corporation v. Cohn 73-938 11/11/1974 03/03/1975 Byron R. White 8
Cox v. Louisiana 49 10/21/1964 01/18/1965 Arthur J. Goldberg 5-4
Cox v. Louisiana 24 10/21/1964 01/18/1965 Arthur J. Goldberg 9
Cramp v. Bd. Of Public Instruction 72 10/16/1961 12/11/1961 Potter Stewart 9
Csc v. Letter Carriers 72-634 03/26/1973 06/25/1973 Byron R. White 6-3
Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts 37 02/23/1967 06/12/1967 John M. Harlan 5-4
Cutter v. Wilkinson 03-9877 03/21/2005 05/31/2005 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Dallas v. Stanglin 87-1848 03/01/1989 04/03/1989 William H. Rehnquist 9
Dawson v. Delaware 90-6704 11/12/1991 03/09/1992 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Dayton v. Dulles 621 04/10/1958 06/16/1958 William O. Douglas 5-4
Degregory v. New Hamp. Atty. Gen. 396 02/24/1966 04/04/1966 William O. Douglas 6-3
Democratic Party of the United States. v. Wisconsin 79-1631 12/08/1980 02/25/1981 Potter Stewart 6-3
Dennis v. United States 502 04/20/1966 06/20/1966 Abe Fortas 7-2
Denver Area Consortium v. FCC 95-124 02/21/1996 06/28/1996 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
Denver Area Consortium v. FCC 95-124 02/21/1996 06/28/1996 6-3
Denver Area Consortium v. FCC 95-124 02/21/1996 06/28/1996 5-4
Department Of Navy v. Egan 86-1552 12/02/1987 02/23/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Deutch v. United States 233 03/22/1961 06/12/1961 Potter Stewart 5-4
Dewey v. Reynolds Metals Co. 835 04/20/1971 06/01/1971 4-4
Doe #1 v. Reed 09-559 04/28/2010 06/21/2010 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8-1
Dombrowski v. Eastland 118 02/20/1967 05/15/1967 8
Dombrowski v. Pfister 52 01/25/1965 04/26/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. v. Greenmoss Builders 83-18 03/21/1984 06/26/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Eastland v. U.S. Servicemen's Fund 73-1923 01/22/1975 05/27/1975 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Edenfield v. Fane 91-1594 12/07/1992 04/26/1993 Anthony M. Kennedy 8-1
Edwards v. Aguillard 85-1513 12/10/1986 06/19/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Edwards v. South Carolina 86 12/13/1962 02/25/1963 Potter Stewart 8-1
Ehlert v. United States. 120 01/13/1971 04/21/1971 Potter Stewart 6-3
Elfbrandt v. Russell 656 02/24/1966 04/18/1966 William O. Douglas 5-4
Elrod v. Burns 74-1520 04/19/1976 06/25/1976 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Employment Division v. Smith 88-1213 11/06/1989 04/17/1990 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Employment Division v. Smith 86-946 12/08/1987 04/27/1988 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Engel v. Vitale 468 04/03/1962 06/25/1962 Hugo L. Black 6-1