Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Levitt v. Committee For Public Education 72-269 03/19/1973 06/25/1973 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Human Rel. Comm'n 72-419 03/20/1973 06/21/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Sloan v. Lemon 72-459 04/16/1973 06/25/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Lewis v. City Of New Orleans 72-6156 12/10/1973 02/20/1974 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Gertz v. Robert Welch Inc. 72-617 11/14/1973 06/25/1974 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Csc v. Letter Carriers 72-634 03/26/1973 06/25/1973 Byron R. White 6-3
Committee For Public Education v. Nyquist 72-694 04/16/1973 06/25/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Bachellar v. Maryland 729 03/02/1970 04/20/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Southeastern Promotions, Ltd. v. Conrad 73-1004 10/17/1974 03/18/1975 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Saxbe v. Washington Post Co. 73-1265 04/17/1974 06/24/1974 Potter Stewart 5-4
Bigelow v. Virginia 73-1309 12/18/1974 06/16/1975 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Meek v. Pittenger 73-1765 02/19/1975 05/19/1975 Potter Stewart 6-3
Meek v. Pittenger 73-1765 02/19/1975 05/19/1975
Cort v. Ash 73-1908 03/18/1975 06/17/1975 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Eastland v. U.S. Servicemen's Fund 73-1923 01/22/1975 05/27/1975 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Erznoznik v. City of Jacksonville 73-1942 02/26/1975 06/23/1975 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Lehman v. City Of Shaker Heights 73-328 02/26/1974 06/25/1974 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Hamling v. United States 73-507 04/15/1974 06/24/1974 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Hess v. Indiana 73-5290 11/19/1973 6-3
Cantrell v. Forest City Publishing Co. 73-5520 11/13/1974 12/18/1974 Potter Stewart 8-1
Jenkins v. Georgia 73-557 04/15/1974 06/24/1974 William H. Rehnquist 9
Wheeler v. Barrera 73-62 01/16/1974 06/10/1974 Harry A. Blackmun 8-1
Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Tornillo 73-797 04/17/1974 06/25/1974 Warren E. Burger 9
Pell v. Procunier 73-918 04/16/1974 06/24/1974 Potter Stewart 5-4
Cox Broadcasting Corporation v. Cohn 73-938 11/11/1974 03/03/1975 Byron R. White 8
Jones v. Board Of Education 731 01/19/1970 02/24/1970 6-2
Kelley v. Johnson 74-1269 12/08/1975 04/05/1976 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Hynes v. Mayor Of Oradell 74-1329 12/10/1975 05/19/1976 Warren E. Burger 7-1
Elrod v. Burns 74-1520 04/19/1976 06/25/1976 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Mckinney v. Alabama 74-532 12/15/1975 03/23/1976 William H. Rehnquist 8
Roemer v. Maryland Public Works Bd. 74-730 02/23/1976 06/21/1976 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Hudgens v. NLRB 74-773 10/14/1975 03/03/1976 Potter Stewart 6-2
Greer v. Spock 74-848 11/05/1975 03/24/1976 Potter Stewart 6-2
Virginia Pharmacy Bd. v. Virginia Consumer Council 74-895 11/11/1975 05/24/1976 Harry A. Blackmun 7-1
Time, Inc. v. Firestone 74-944 10/14/1975 03/02/1976 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Time, Inc. v. Firestone 74-944 10/14/1975 03/02/1976 7-1
Mt. Healthy City Board Of Ed. v. Doyle 75-1278 11/03/1976 01/11/1977 William H. Rehnquist 9
Smith v. United States 75-1439 12/08/1976 05/23/1977 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Nixon v. Administrator Of General Services 75-1605 04/20/1977 06/28/1977 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners' Union 75-1874 04/19/1977 06/23/1977 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Serbian Orthodox Diocese v. Milivojevich 75-292 03/22/1976 06/21/1976 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Young v. American Mini Theatres 75-312 03/24/1976 06/24/1976 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Buckley v. Valeo 75-436 11/10/1975 01/30/1976 7-1
Parker Seal Co. v. Cummins 75-478 10/12/1976 11/02/1976 4-4
Marks v. United States 75-708 11/01/1976 03/01/1977 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Nebraska Press Assoc. v. Stuart 75-817 04/19/1976 06/30/1976 Warren E. Burger 9
Madison Sch. Dist. v. Wisconsin Emp. Rel. Comm'n 75-946 10/12/1976 12/08/1976 Warren E. Burger 9
Welsh v. United States 76 01/20/1970 06/15/1970 Hugo L. Black 5-3
First National Bank Of Boston v. Bellotti 76-1172 11/09/1977 04/26/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Houchins v. KQED Inc. 76-1310 11/29/1977 06/26/1978 Warren E. Burger 4-3