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City Council v. Taxpayers For Vincent 82-975 10/12/1983 05/15/1984 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Seattle Times Co. v. Rhinehart 82-1721 02/21/1984 05/21/1984 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Secretary Of State Of Md. v. J. H. Munson Co. 82-766 10/31/1983 06/26/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Regan v. Wald 83-436 04/24/1984 06/28/1984 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Clark v. C.C.N.V. 82-1998 03/21/1984 06/29/1984 Byron R. White 7-2
FCC v. League of Women Voters of California 82-912 01/16/1984 07/02/1984 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Regan v. Time, Inc. 82-729 11/09/1983 07/03/1984 Byron R. White 5-4
Regan v. Time, Inc. 82-729 11/09/1983 07/03/1984 8-1
Federal Election Commission v. NCPAC 83-1032 11/28/1984 03/18/1985 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Wayte v. United States 83-1292 11/06/1984 03/19/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7-2
Board Of Ed. v. National Gay Task Force 83-2030 01/14/1985 03/26/1985 4-4
Board Of Trustees Of Scarsdale v. Mccreary 84-277 02/20/1985 03/27/1985 4-4
Wallace v. Jaffree 83-812 12/04/1984 06/04/1985 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Jensen, v. Quaring 83-1944 01/07/1985 06/17/1985 4-4
Brockett v. Spokane Arcades, Inc. 84-28 02/20/1985 06/19/1985 Byron R. White 6-2
Mcdonald v. Smith 84-476 03/20/1985 06/19/1985 Warren E. Burger 8
United States v. Albertini 83-1624 04/15/1985 06/24/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Estate of Thornton v. Caldor 83-1158 11/07/1984 06/26/1985 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. v. Greenmoss Builders 83-18 03/21/1984 06/26/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Aguilar v. Felton 84-237 12/05/1984 07/01/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Grand Rapids School District v. Ball 83-990 12/05/1984 07/01/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Cornelius v. NAACP Legal Defense & Ed. Fund 84-312 02/19/1985 07/02/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 4-3
Witters v. Wash. Dept. Of Services For Blind 84-1070 11/06/1985 01/27/1986 Thurgood Marshall 9
Pacific Gas & Elec. Co. v. Public Util. Comm'n 84-1044 10/08/1985 02/25/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-3
Renton v. Playtime Theatres Inc. 84-1360 11/12/1985 02/25/1986 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Bender v. Williamsport Area School Dist. 84-773 10/15/1985 03/25/1986 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Goldman v. Weinberger 84-1097 01/14/1986 03/25/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Philadelphia Newspapers Inc. v. Hepps 84-1491 12/03/1985 04/21/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
New York v. P. J. Video, Inc. 85-363 03/04/1986 04/22/1986 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Los Angeles v. Preferred Communications, Inc. 85-390 04/29/1986 06/02/1986 William H. Rehnquist 9
Bowen v. Roy 84-780 01/14/1986 06/11/1986 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc. 84-1602 12/03/1985 06/25/1986 Byron R. White 6-3
Press-Enterprise Co. v. Superior Court 84-1560 02/26/1986 06/30/1986 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Posadas de Puerto Rico Ass. v. Tourism Co. of PR 84-1903 04/28/1986 07/01/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser 84-1667 03/03/1986 07/07/1986 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Arcara v. Cloud Books, Inc. 85-437 04/29/1986 07/07/1986 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Fec v. Massachusetts Citizens For Life, Inc. 85-701 10/07/1986 12/15/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Hobbie v. Unemployment Appeals Commission of Florida 85-993 12/10/1986 02/25/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Arkansas Writers' Project, Inc. v. Ragland 85-1370 01/20/1987 04/22/1987 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Meese v. Keene 85-1180 12/02/1986 04/28/1987 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Rotary Int. v. Rotary Club 86-421 03/30/1987 05/04/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7
Pope v. Illinois 85-1973 02/24/1987 05/04/1987 Byron R. White 5-4
Turner v. Safley 85-1384 01/13/1987 06/01/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
O'lone v. Estate Of Shabazz 85-1722 03/24/1987 06/09/1987 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Houston v. Hill 86-243 03/23/1987 06/15/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Airport Commissioners v. Jews for Jesus 86-104 03/03/1987 06/15/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Edwards v. Aguillard 85-1513 12/10/1986 06/19/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Corporation of Presiding Bishop v. Amos 86-179 03/31/1987 06/24/1987 Byron R. White 9
Rankin v. McPherson 85-2068 03/23/1987 06/24/1987 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
San Francisco Arts & Athletics v. US Olympic Committee 86-270 03/24/1987 06/25/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4