Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Law Students Research Council v. Wadmond 49 10/15/1970 02/23/1971 Potter Stewart 5-4
Cox v. Louisiana 49 10/21/1964 01/18/1965 Arthur J. Goldberg 5-4
Mishkin v. New York 49 12/07/1965 03/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Lamont v. Postmaster General 491 04/26/1965 05/24/1965 William O. Douglas 8
Brandenburg v. Ohio 492 02/27/1969 06/09/1969 8
Wheeldin v. Wheeler 493 04/23/1963 06/03/1963 William O. Douglas 6-3
Communist Party v. Catherwood 495 05/04/1961 06/12/1961 John M. Harlan 9
Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham 5 10/11/1965 11/15/1965 Potter Stewart 9
NAACP v. Button 5 11/08/1961 01/14/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Rowoldt v. Perfetto 5 11/13/1956 12/09/1957 Felix Frankfurter 5-4
Street v. New York 5 10/21/1968 04/21/1969 John M. Harlan 5-4
United States v. Seeger 50 11/16/1964 03/08/1965 Tom C. Clark 9
Dennis v. United States 502 04/20/1966 06/20/1966 Abe Fortas 7-2
Arlan's Dept. Store v. Kentucky 503 12/17/1962 8-1
Taylor v. Mcelroy 504 03/31/1959 06/29/1959 9
NAACP v. Overstreet 505 03/29/1966 04/27/1966 5-4
Scull v. Virginia 51 11/18/1958 05/04/1959 Hugo L. Black 9
Pickering v. Board Of Education 510 03/27/1968 06/03/1968 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
St. Amant v. Thompson 517 04/04/1968 04/29/1968 Byron R. White 8-1
Dombrowski v. Pfister 52 01/25/1965 04/26/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Sherbert v. Verner 526 04/24/1963 06/17/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
United States v. Reidel 534 01/20/1971 05/03/1971 Byron R. White 7-2
Flemming v. Nestor 54 02/24/1960 06/20/1960 John M. Harlan 5-4
Braden v. United States 54 11/17/1960 02/27/1961 Potter Stewart 5-4
Blount v. Rizzi 55 11/10/1970 01/14/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Linehan v. Waterfront Commission 557 04/12/1954 7
Interstate Circuit v. Dallas 56 01/15/1968 04/22/1968 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Howard v. Lyons 57 12/08/1958 06/29/1959 John M. Harlan 6-3
Nostrand v. Little 571 01/22/1962 7
In Re Anastaplo 58 12/14/1960 04/24/1961 John M. Harlan 5-4
Roth v. United States 582 04/22/1957 06/24/1957 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Cameron v. Johnson 587 MISC 06/07/1965 5-4
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
Yates v. United States 6 10/08/1956 06/17/1957 John M. Harlan 6-1
Gibson v. Florida Legis. Investigation Comm. 6 12/05/1961 03/25/1963
Carroll v. Princess Anne 6 10/21/1968 11/19/1968 Abe Fortas 9
Flaxer v. United States 60 11/19/1958 12/15/1958 William O. Douglas 9
Gregory v. Chicago 60 12/10/1968 03/10/1969 Earl Warren 9
Alberts v. California 61 04/22/1957 06/24/1957
Ashton v. Kentucky 619 04/28/1966 05/16/1966 William O. Douglas 9
Monitor Patriot Co. v. Roy 62 12/17/1970 02/24/1971 Potter Stewart 7-2
Dayton v. Dulles 621 04/10/1958 06/16/1958 William O. Douglas 5-4
Schacht v. United States 628 03/31/1970 05/25/1970 Hugo L. Black 8
Grove Press, v. Maryland State Board Of Censors 63 11/10/1970 03/08/1971 4-4
Beilan v. Board Of Education 63 03/04/1958 06/30/1958 Harold Burton 5-4
Johnston v. United States 643 05/02/1956 05/21/1956 Stanley Reed 6-3
Brigade Veterans v. Sacb 65 12/09/1964 04/26/1965 5-3
Mulloy v. United States 655 04/20/1970 06/15/1970 Potter Stewart 8
Elfbrandt v. Russell 656 02/24/1966 04/18/1966 William O. Douglas 5-4