Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No.sort icon Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Rosenbloom v. Metromedia 66 12/07/1970 06/07/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Board Of Education v. Allen 660 04/22/1968 06/10/1968 Byron R. White 6-3
Travis v. United States 67 11/15/1966 01/10/1967 Abe Fortas 9
Braunfeld v. Brown 67 12/08/1960 05/29/1961 Earl Warren 5-4
Freedman v. Maryland 69 11/19/1964 03/01/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Cameron v. Johnson 699 03/05/1968 04/22/1968 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Epperson v. Arkansas 7 10/16/1968 11/12/1968 Abe Fortas 9
Killian v. United States 7 10/10/1961 12/11/1961 Charles E. Whittaker 5-4
Wisconsin v. Yoder 70-110 12/08/1971 05/15/1972 Warren E. Burger 7
Cole v. Richardson 70-14 11/16/1971 04/18/1972 Warren E. Burger 4-3
United States v. 12 200-Ft. Reels Of Film 70-2 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Socialist Labor Party v. Gilligan 70-21 03/23/1972 05/30/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Gooding v. Wilson 70-26 12/08/1971 03/23/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Grayned v. City Of Rockford 70-5106 01/19/1972 06/26/1972 Thurgood Marshall 9
Grayned v. City Of Rockford 70-5106 01/19/1972 06/26/1972 8-1
United States v. Caldwell 70-57 02/22/1972 06/29/1972
Fein v. Selective Service System 70-58 10/12/1971 03/21/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 4-3
United States v. Orito 70-69 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Miller v. California 70-73 01/18/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Branzburg v. Hayes 70-85 02/22/1972 06/29/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Police Dept. of Chicago v. Mosley 70-87 01/19/1972 06/26/1972 Thurgood Marshall 9
Parisi v. Davidson 70-91 10/19/1971 02/23/1972 Potter Stewart 7
In re Pappas 70-94 02/23/1972 06/29/1972
Presbyterian Church v. Hull Church 71 12/09/1968 01/27/1969 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Gravel v. United States 71-1017 04/19/1972 06/29/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Heller v. New York 71-1043 11/14/1972 06/25/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Paris Adult Theatre v. Slaton 71-1051 10/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Roaden v. Kentucky 71-1134 11/14/1972 06/25/1973 Warren E. Burger 9
Flower v. United States 71-1180 06/12/1972 6-2
Alexander v. Virginia 71-1315 10/19/1972 06/25/1973 5-4
Kaplan v. California 71-1422 10/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Lemon v. Kurtzman 71-1470 11/08/1972 04/02/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-3
Hunt v. Mcnair 71-1523 02/21/1973 06/25/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Kleindienst v. Mandel 71-16 04/18/1972 06/29/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Broadrick v. Oklahoma 71-1639 03/26/1973 06/25/1973 Byron R. White 5-4
Rabe v. Washington 71-247 02/29/1972 03/20/1972 9
Laird v. Tatum 71-288 03/27/1972 06/26/1972 Warren E. Burger 5-4
California v. Larue 71-36 10/10/1972 12/05/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Colten v. Kentucky 71-404 04/17/1972 06/12/1972 Byron R. White 7-2
Healy v. James 71-452 03/28/1972 06/26/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner 71-492 04/18/1972 06/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Strait v. Laird 71-83 03/22/1972 05/22/1972 William O. Douglas 5-4
Columbia Broadcasting v. Democratic Comm. 71-863 10/16/1972 05/29/1973 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Cramp v. Bd. Of Public Instruction 72 10/16/1961 12/11/1961 Potter Stewart 9
Communist Party Of Indiana v. Whitcomb 72-1040 10/16/1973 01/09/1974 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Letter Carriers v. Austin 72-1180 11/14/1973 06/25/1974 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Smith v. Goguen 72-1254 11/12/1973 03/25/1974 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Norwell v. City Of Cincinnati 72-1366 11/05/1973 9
Procunier v. Martinez 72-1465 12/03/1973 04/29/1974 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Spence v. Washington 72-1690 01/09/1974 06/25/1974 6-3