Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Keller v. State Bar of California 88-1905 02/27/1990 06/04/1990 William H. Rehnquist 9
Kelley v. Johnson 74-1269 12/08/1975 04/05/1976 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Kent v. Dulles 481 04/10/1958 06/16/1958 William O. Douglas 5-4
Keyishian v. Board Of Regents 105 11/17/1966 01/23/1967 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Killian v. United States 7 10/10/1961 12/11/1961 Charles E. Whittaker 5-4
Kingsley Books, Inc. v. Brown 107 04/22/1957 06/24/1957 Felix Frankfurter 5-4
Kingsley Pictures Corp. v. Regents 394 04/23/1959 06/29/1959 Potter Stewart 9
Kleindienst v. Mandel 71-16 04/18/1972 06/29/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Konigsberg v. State Bar 28 12/14/1960 04/24/1961 John M. Harlan 5-4
Ladue v. Gilleo 92-1856 02/23/1994 06/13/1994 John Paul Stevens 9
Laird v. Tatum 71-288 03/27/1972 06/26/1972 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Lamb's Chapel v. Center Moriches School District 91-2024 02/24/1993 06/07/1993 Byron R. White 9
Lamont v. Postmaster General 491 04/26/1965 05/24/1965 William O. Douglas 8
Landmark Communications, Inc. v. Virginia 76-1450 01/11/1978 05/01/1978 Warren E. Burger 7
Larkin v. Grendel's Den, Inc. 81-878 10/04/1982 12/13/1982 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Larson v. Valente 80-1666 12/09/1981 04/21/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Lathrop v. Donohue 200 01/18/1961 06/19/1961 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Law Students Research Council v. Wadmond 49 10/15/1970 02/23/1971 Potter Stewart 5-4
Leathers v. Medlock 90-29 01/09/1991 04/16/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Lebron v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation 93-1525 11/07/1994 02/21/1995 Antonin Scalia 8-1
Lee v. Int. Soc. for Krishna Consciousness 91-339 03/25/1992 06/26/1992 5-4
Lee v. Weisman 90-1014 11/06/1991 06/24/1992 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Legal Services Corp. v. Velazquez 99-603 10/04/2000 02/28/2001 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Lehman v. City Of Shaker Heights 73-328 02/26/1974 06/25/1974 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Lemon v. Kurtzman 89 03/03/1971 06/28/1971 Warren E. Burger 8
Lemon v. Kurtzman 71-1470 11/08/1972 04/02/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-3
Lerner v. Casey 165 03/04/1958 06/30/1958 John M. Harlan 5-4
Letter Carriers v. Austin 72-1180 11/14/1973 06/25/1974 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Levitt v. Committee For Public Education 72-269 03/19/1973 06/25/1973 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Lewis v. City Of New Orleans 72-6156 12/10/1973 02/20/1974 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Linehan v. Waterfront Commission 557 04/12/1954 7
Linmark Associates, Inc. v. Willingboro 76-357 03/02/1977 05/02/1977 Thurgood Marshall 8
Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner 71-492 04/18/1972 06/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Locke v. Davey 02-1315 12/02/2003 02/25/2004 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Lorillard Tobacco v. Reilly 00-596 04/25/2001 06/28/2001 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Los Angeles Police Dept. v. United Reporting Publishing Corp 98-678 10/13/1999 12/07/1999 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Los Angeles v. Preferred Communications, Inc. 85-390 04/29/1986 06/02/1986 William H. Rehnquist 9
Louisiana v. N. A. A. C. P. 294 04/26/1961 05/22/1961 William O. Douglas 9
Lynch v. Donnelly 82-1256 10/04/1983 03/05/1984 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Lyng v. Northwest Indian CPA 86-1013 11/30/1987 04/19/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-3
Madigan v. Telemarketing Associates 01-1806 03/03/2003 05/05/2003 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Madison Sch. Dist. v. Wisconsin Emp. Rel. Comm'n 75-946 10/12/1976 12/08/1976 Warren E. Burger 9
Manual Enterprises v. Day 123 02/26/1962 06/25/1962 John M. Harlan 6-1
Marchioro v. Chaney 78-647 03/26/1979 06/04/1979 John Paul Stevens 8
Marcus v. Search Warrant 225 03/30/1961 06/19/1961 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Marks v. United States 75-708 11/01/1976 03/01/1977 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Marsh v. Chambers 82-23 04/20/1983 07/05/1983 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Massachusetts v. Oakes 87-1651 01/17/1989 06/21/1989 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, Inc. 89-1799 01/14/1991 06/20/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission 02-1674 09/08/2003 12/10/2003 John Paul Stevens 5-4