Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Rutan v. Republican Party of Illinois 88-1872 01/16/1990 06/21/1990 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Employment Division v. Smith 86-946 12/08/1987 04/27/1988 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Boos v. Barry 86-803 11/09/1987 03/22/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-3
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier 86-836 10/13/1987 01/13/1988 Byron R. White 5-3
Lyng v. Northwest Indian CPA 86-1013 11/30/1987 04/19/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-3
Department Of Navy v. Egan 86-1552 12/02/1987 02/23/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Bowen v. Kendrick 87-253 03/30/1988 06/27/1988 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Flynt v. Ohio 80-420 03/24/1981 05/18/1981 5-4
Heffron v. Int. Society for Krishna Consciousness 80-795 04/20/1981 06/22/1981 Byron R. White 5-4
California Medical Assn. v. Fec 79-1952 01/19/1981 06/26/1981 Thurgood Marshall 5
Stone v. Graham 80-321 11/17/1980 5-2
Allegheny v. ACLU 87-2050 02/22/1989 07/03/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Texas v. Johnson 88-155 03/21/1989 06/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Flemming v. Nestor 54 02/24/1960 06/20/1960 John M. Harlan 5-4
Gonzales v. United States 416 05/02/1960 06/27/1960 Tom C. Clark 5-4
Nelson v. Los Angeles County 152 01/13/1960 02/29/1960 Tom C. Clark 5-3
Farmers Union v. Wday 248 03/23/1959 06/29/1959 Hugo L. Black 5-4
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
Kingsley Books, Inc. v. Brown 107 04/22/1957 06/24/1957 Felix Frankfurter 5-4
Teamsters Union v. Vogt, Inc. 79 02/26/1957 06/17/1957 Felix Frankfurter 5-3
Beilan v. Board Of Education 63 03/04/1958 06/30/1958 Harold Burton 5-4
Dayton v. Dulles 621 04/10/1958 06/16/1958 William O. Douglas 5-4
Lerner v. Casey 165 03/04/1958 06/30/1958 John M. Harlan 5-4
Kent v. Dulles 481 04/10/1958 06/16/1958 William O. Douglas 5-4
U. S. v. Sisson 305 01/20/1970 06/29/1970 John M. Harlan 5-3
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
Cameron v. Johnson 587 MISC 06/07/1965 5-4
Dombrowski v. Pfister 52 01/25/1965 04/26/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
United States v. Brown 399 03/29/1965 06/07/1965 Earl Warren 5-4
American Committee v. Sacb 44 12/08/1964 04/26/1965 5-3
Cox v. Louisiana 49 10/21/1964 01/18/1965 Arthur J. Goldberg 5-4
Brigade Veterans v. Sacb 65 12/09/1964 04/26/1965 5-3
Elfbrandt v. Russell 656 02/24/1966 04/18/1966 William O. Douglas 5-4
Ginzburg v. United States 42 12/07/1965 03/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
NAACP v. Overstreet 505 03/29/1966 04/27/1966 5-4
Time Inc. v. Hill 22 04/27/1966 01/09/1967 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Wood v. Georgia 369 03/29/1962 06/25/1962 Earl Warren 5-2
Russell v. United States 8 12/06/1961 05/21/1962 Potter Stewart 5-2
Grumman v. United States 436 04/19/1962 06/18/1962 5-2
Silber v. United States 454 04/19/1962 06/25/1962 5-2
Keyishian v. Board Of Regents 105 11/17/1966 01/23/1967 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts 37 02/23/1967 06/12/1967 John M. Harlan 5-4
Adderley v. Florida 19 10/18/1966 11/14/1966 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Braunfeld v. Brown 67 12/08/1960 05/29/1961 Earl Warren 5-4
In Re Anastaplo 58 12/14/1960 04/24/1961 John M. Harlan 5-4
Shelton v. Tucker 14 11/07/1960 12/12/1960 Potter Stewart 5-4
Wilkinson v. United States 37 11/17/1960 02/27/1961 Potter Stewart 5-4