Cases by Issue - First Amendment

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Walz v. Tax Commission of the City of New York 135 11/19/1969 05/04/1970 Warren E. Burger 7-1
Baggett v. Bullitt 220 03/24/1964 06/01/1964 Byron R. White 7-2
Greene v. United States 84 11/21/1963 02/17/1964 Arthur J. Goldberg 7-2
Dennis v. United States 502 04/20/1966 06/20/1966 Abe Fortas 7-2
Nostrand v. Little 571 01/22/1962 7
Lathrop v. Donohue 200 01/18/1961 06/19/1961 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Tory v. Cochran 03-1488 03/22/2005 05/31/2005 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission 02-1674 09/08/2003 12/10/2003 7-2
Locke v. Davey 02-1315 12/02/2003 02/25/2004 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Virginia v. Black 01-1107 12/11/2002 04/07/2003 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Federal Election Commission v. Beaumont 02-403 03/25/2003 06/16/2003 David H. Souter 7-2
Cameron v. Johnson 699 03/05/1968 04/22/1968 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Nostrand v. Little 342 03/30/1960 05/02/1960 7-2
Speiser v. Randall 483 04/08/1958 06/30/1958 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-1
Staub v. City Of Baxley 48 11/18/1957 01/13/1958 Charles E. Whittaker 7-2
A Quantity Of Books v. Kansas 449 04/01/1964 06/22/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District 21 11/12/1968 02/24/1969 Abe Fortas 7-2
Redrup v. New York 3 10/10/1966 05/08/1967 7-2
Smith v. Daily Mail Publishing Co. 78-482 03/20/1979 06/26/1979 Warren E. Burger 8
Marchioro v. Chaney 78-647 03/26/1979 06/04/1979 John Paul Stevens 8
Hutchinson v. Proxmire 78-680 04/17/1979 06/26/1979 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Wolston v. Reader's Digest Assn., Inc. 78-5414 04/17/1979 06/26/1979 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Schaumburg v. Citizens For Better Environment 78-1335 10/30/1979 02/20/1980 Byron R. White 8-1
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. v. Public Service Commission of... 79-565 03/17/1980 06/20/1980 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Cantrell v. Forest City Publishing Co. 73-5520 11/13/1974 12/18/1974 Potter Stewart 8-1
Eastland v. U.S. Servicemen's Fund 73-1923 01/22/1975 05/27/1975 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Cox Broadcasting Corporation v. Cohn 73-938 11/11/1974 03/03/1975 Byron R. White 8
Wheeler v. Barrera 73-62 01/16/1974 06/10/1974 Harry A. Blackmun 8-1
Grayned v. City Of Rockford 70-5106 01/19/1972 06/26/1972 8-1
Linmark Associates, Inc. v. Willingboro 76-357 03/02/1977 05/02/1977 Thurgood Marshall 8
Wolman v. Walter 76-496 04/25/1977 06/24/1977 8-1
Pinkus v. United States 77-39 02/28/1978 05/23/1978 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Mcdaniel v. Paty 76-1427 12/05/1977 04/19/1978 Warren E. Burger 8
Mckinney v. Alabama 74-532 12/15/1975 03/23/1976 William H. Rehnquist 8
Organization For A Better Austin v. Keefe 135 01/20/1971 05/17/1971 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Mcgee v. United States 362 02/23/1971 05/17/1971 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Lemon v. Kurtzman 89 03/03/1971 06/28/1971 Warren E. Burger 8
United States v. Weller 77 12/10/1970 02/24/1971 Potter Stewart 8-1
Time, Inc. v. Pape 109 12/16/1970 02/24/1971 Potter Stewart 8-1
Gillette v. United States 85 12/09/1970 03/08/1971 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Clay v. United States 783 04/19/1971 06/28/1971 8
Levitt v. Committee For Public Education 72-269 03/19/1973 06/25/1973 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Edenfield v. Fane 91-1594 12/07/1992 04/26/1993 Anthony M. Kennedy 8-1
Dawson v. Delaware 90-6704 11/12/1991 03/09/1992 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Simon & Schuster v. NY Crime Victims Board 90-1059 10/15/1991 12/10/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
National Endowment for the Arts v. Finley 97-371 03/31/1998 06/25/1998 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Lebron v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation 93-1525 11/07/1994 02/21/1995 Antonin Scalia 8-1
Mcdonald v. Smith 84-476 03/20/1985 06/19/1985 Warren E. Burger 8
Estate of Thornton v. Caldor 83-1158 11/07/1984 06/26/1985 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Larkin v. Grendel's Den, Inc. 81-878 10/04/1982 12/13/1982 Warren E. Burger 8-1