Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Island Trees School District Board of Education v. Pico 80-2043 03/02/1982 06/25/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Stone v. Graham 80-321 11/17/1980 5-2
Flynt v. Ohio 80-420 03/24/1981 05/18/1981 5-4
U.S. Postal Service v. Greenburgh Civic Assns. 80-608 04/21/1981 06/25/1981 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Widmar v. Vincent 80-689 10/06/1981 12/08/1981 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Citizens Against Rent Control v. Berkeley 80-737 10/14/1981 12/14/1981 Warren E. Burger 8-1
United States v. Lee 80-767 11/02/1981 02/23/1982 Warren E. Burger 9
Heffron v. Int. Society for Krishna Consciousness 80-795 04/20/1981 06/22/1981 Byron R. White 5-4
New York State Liquor Authority v. Bellanca 80-813 06/22/1981 7-1
Haig v. Agee 80-83 01/14/1981 06/29/1981 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Fec v. Democratic Senatorial Campaign Comm. 80-939 10/06/1981 11/10/1981 Byron R. White 9
Connick v. Myers 81-1251 11/08/1982 04/20/1983 Byron R. White 5-4
Fec v. National Right To Work Committee 81-1506 11/01/1982 12/13/1982 William H. Rehnquist 9
Bolger v. Youngs Drug Products Corp. 81-1590 01/12/1983 06/24/1983 Thurgood Marshall 8
United States v. Grace 81-1863 01/18/1983 04/20/1983 Byron R. White 9
NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Co. 81-202 03/03/1982 07/02/1982 John Paul Stevens 8
Regan v. Taxation With Representation of Washington 81-2338 03/22/1983 05/23/1983 William H. Rehnquist 9
New York v. Ferber 81-55 04/27/1982 07/02/1982 Byron R. White 9
Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court 81-611 03/29/1982 06/23/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-2
Brown v. Socialist Workers '74 Campaign Comm. 81-776 10/04/1982 12/08/1982 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Larkin v. Grendel's Den, Inc. 81-878 10/04/1982 12/13/1982 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Perry Education Association v. Perry Local Educators' Association 81-896 10/13/1982 02/23/1983 Byron R. White 5-4
Lynch v. Donnelly 82-1256 10/04/1983 03/05/1984 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Calder v. Jones 82-1401 11/08/1983 03/20/1984 William H. Rehnquist 9
Seattle Times Co. v. Rhinehart 82-1721 02/21/1984 05/21/1984 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Mueller v. Allen 82-195 04/18/1983 06/29/1983 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Clark v. C.C.N.V. 82-1998 03/21/1984 06/29/1984 Byron R. White 7-2
Marsh v. Chambers 82-23 04/20/1983 07/05/1983 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Keeton v. Hustler Magazine, Inc. 82-485 11/08/1983 03/20/1984 William H. Rehnquist 9
Press-Enterprise Co. v. Superior Court Of Cal. 82-556 10/12/1983 01/18/1984 Warren E. Burger 9
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
Secretary Of State Of Md. v. J. H. Munson Co. 82-766 10/31/1983 06/26/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Minnesota Bd. For Community Colleges v. Knight 82-898 11/01/1983 02/21/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
FCC v. League of Women Voters of California 82-912 01/16/1984 07/02/1984 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
City Council v. Taxpayers For Vincent 82-975 10/12/1983 05/15/1984 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Federal Election Commission v. NCPAC 83-1032 11/28/1984 03/18/1985 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Estate of Thornton v. Caldor 83-1158 11/07/1984 06/26/1985 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Wayte v. United States 83-1292 11/06/1984 03/19/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7-2
United States v. Albertini 83-1624 04/15/1985 06/24/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. v. Greenmoss Builders 83-18 03/21/1984 06/26/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Jensen, v. Quaring 83-1944 01/07/1985 06/17/1985 4-4
Board Of Ed. v. National Gay Task Force 83-2030 01/14/1985 03/26/1985 4-4
Regan v. Wald 83-436 04/24/1984 06/28/1984 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Wallace v. Jaffree 83-812 12/04/1984 06/04/1985 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Grand Rapids School District v. Ball 83-990 12/05/1984 07/01/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Dewey v. Reynolds Metals Co. 835 04/20/1971 06/01/1971 4-4
Greene v. United States 84 11/21/1963 02/17/1964 Arthur J. Goldberg 7-2
Pacific Gas & Elec. Co. v. Public Util. Comm'n 84-1044 10/08/1985 02/25/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-3
Witters v. Wash. Dept. Of Services For Blind 84-1070 11/06/1985 01/27/1986 Thurgood Marshall 9