Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Socialist Labor Party v. Gilligan 70-21 03/23/1972 05/30/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Wolman v. Walter 76-496 04/25/1977 06/24/1977 6-3
New York v. Cathedral Academy 76-616 10/03/1977 12/06/1977 Potter Stewart 6-3
Kelley v. Johnson 74-1269 12/08/1975 04/05/1976 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Time, Inc. v. Firestone 74-944 10/14/1975 03/02/1976 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Greer v. Spock 74-848 11/05/1975 03/24/1976 Potter Stewart 6-2
Hudgens v. NLRB 74-773 10/14/1975 03/03/1976 Potter Stewart 6-2
Ehlert v. United States. 120 01/13/1971 04/21/1971 Potter Stewart 6-3
United States v. Thirty-Seven Photographs 133 01/20/1971 05/03/1971 Byron R. White 6-3
New York Times v. United States 1873 06/26/1971 06/30/1971 6-3
Committee For Public Education v. Nyquist 72-694 04/16/1973 06/25/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Sloan v. Lemon 72-459 04/16/1973 06/25/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Csc v. Letter Carriers 72-634 03/26/1973 06/25/1973 Byron R. White 6-3
Hunt v. Mcnair 71-1523 02/21/1973 06/25/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
California v. Larue 71-36 10/10/1972 12/05/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe 99-62 03/29/2000 06/19/2000 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC 98-963 10/05/1999 01/24/2000 David H. Souter 6-3
Mitchell v. Helms 98-1648 12/01/1999 06/28/2000 Clarence Thomas 6-3
City Of Cincinnati v. Discovery Network, Inc. 91-1200 11/09/1992 03/24/1993 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Int. Society for Krishna Consciousness v. Lee 91-155 03/25/1992 06/26/1992 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Denver Area Consortium v. FCC 95-124 02/21/1996 06/28/1996 6-3
Arkansas Ed. Television Comm. v. Forbes 96-779 10/08/1997 05/18/1998 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
City of Boerne v. Flores 95-2074 02/19/1997 06/25/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-2
Board of Educ.Kiryas Joel Village School v. Grumet 93-517 03/30/1994 06/27/1994 David H. Souter 6-3
United States v. National Treasury Employees Union 93-1170 11/08/1994 02/22/1995 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Buckley v. American Constitutional Law Foundation Inc. 97-930 10/14/1998 01/12/1999 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
Brockett v. Spokane Arcades, Inc. 84-28 02/20/1985 06/19/1985 Byron R. White 6-2
United States v. Albertini 83-1624 04/15/1985 06/24/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Wallace v. Jaffree 83-812 12/04/1984 06/04/1985 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Brown v. Socialist Workers '74 Campaign Comm. 81-776 10/04/1982 12/08/1982 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Marsh v. Chambers 82-23 04/20/1983 07/05/1983 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court 81-611 03/29/1982 06/23/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-2
City Council v. Taxpayers For Vincent 82-975 10/12/1983 05/15/1984 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Minnesota Bd. For Community Colleges v. Knight 82-898 11/01/1983 02/21/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc. 84-1602 12/03/1985 06/25/1986 Byron R. White 6-3
New York v. P. J. Video, Inc. 85-363 03/04/1986 04/22/1986 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Arcara v. Cloud Books, Inc. 85-437 04/29/1986 07/07/1986 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Osborne v. Ohio 88-5986 12/05/1989 04/18/1990 Byron R. White 6-3
Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce 88-1569 10/31/1989 03/27/1990 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Employment Division v. Smith 88-1213 11/06/1989 04/17/1990 Antonin Scalia 6-3
FTC v. Superior Court Trial Lawyers Assn. 88-1198 10/30/1989 01/22/1990 John Paul Stevens 6-3
FW/PBS, Inc. v. Dallas 87-2012 10/04/1989 01/09/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Webster v. Doe 86-1294 01/12/1988 06/15/1988 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Riley v. National Federation Of Blind 87-328 03/23/1988 06/29/1988 6-3
Frisby v. Schultz 87-168 04/20/1988 06/27/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Democratic Party of the United States. v. Wisconsin 79-1631 12/08/1980 02/25/1981 Potter Stewart 6-3
Metromedia, Inc. v. City of San Diego 80-195 02/25/1981 07/02/1981 Byron R. White 6-3
Board Of Trustees, State Univ. Of N. Y. v. Fox 87-2013 02/22/1989 06/29/1989 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Ward v. Rock Against Racism 88-226 02/27/1989 06/22/1989 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Texas Monthly, Inc. v. Bullock 87-1245 11/01/1988 02/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3