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Bolger v. Youngs Drug Products Corp. 81-1590 01/12/1983 06/24/1983 Thurgood Marshall 8
Hobbie v. Unemployment Appeals Commission of Florida 85-993 12/10/1986 02/25/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Houston v. Hill 86-243 03/23/1987 06/15/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Co. 81-202 03/03/1982 07/02/1982 John Paul Stevens 8
Citizens Against Rent Control v. Berkeley 80-737 10/14/1981 12/14/1981 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Widmar v. Vincent 80-689 10/06/1981 12/08/1981 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Hoffman Estates v. Flipside, Hoffman Estates 80-1681 12/09/1981 03/02/1982 Thurgood Marshall 8
Regan v. Time, Inc. 82-729 11/09/1983 07/03/1984 8-1
Bowen v. Roy 84-780 01/14/1986 06/11/1986 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens 88-1597 01/09/1990 06/04/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Hustler Magazine v. Falwell 86-1278 12/02/1987 02/24/1988 William H. Rehnquist 8
Thomas v. Review Board of the Indiana Employment Security Division 79-952 10/07/1980 04/06/1981 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Eu v. San Francisco Democratic Comm. 87-1269 12/05/1988 02/22/1989 Thurgood Marshall 8
Greene v. Mcelroy 180 04/01/1959 06/29/1959 Earl Warren 8-1
Arlan's Dept. Store v. Kentucky 503 12/17/1962 8-1
Edwards v. South Carolina 86 12/13/1962 02/25/1963 Potter Stewart 8-1
St. Amant v. Thompson 517 04/04/1968 04/29/1968 Byron R. White 8-1
Watts v. Seward School Board 325 03/26/1968 06/03/1968 8-1
Mine Workers v. Illinois Bar Assn. 33 10/17/1967 12/05/1967 Hugo L. Black 8-1
Pickering v. Board Of Education 510 03/27/1968 06/03/1968 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham 42 11/18/1968 03/10/1969 Potter Stewart 8
Bachellar v. Maryland 729 03/02/1970 04/20/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Rowan v. U. S. Post Office Dept. 399 01/22/1970 05/04/1970 Warren E. Burger 8
Schacht v. United States 628 03/31/1970 05/25/1970 Hugo L. Black 8
Greenbelt Pub. Assn. v. Bresler 413 02/24/1970 05/18/1970 Potter Stewart 8
Mulloy v. United States 655 04/20/1970 06/15/1970 Potter Stewart 8
Chamberlin v. Public Instruction Bd. 939 06/01/1964 8
Lamont v. Postmaster General 491 04/26/1965 05/24/1965 William O. Douglas 8
Rosenblatt v. Baer 38 10/20/1965 02/21/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Albertson v. Sacb 3 10/18/1965 11/15/1965 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Dombrowski v. Eastland 118 02/20/1967 05/15/1967 8
Two Guys v. Mcginley 36 12/08/1960 05/29/1961 Earl Warren 8-1
McGowan v. Maryland 8 12/08/1960 05/29/1961 Earl Warren 8-1
Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union 00-1293 11/28/2001 05/13/2002 Clarence Thomas 8-1
Watchtower Bible & Tract Society of New York v. Village of Stratton 00-1737 02/26/2002 06/17/2002 John Paul Stevens 8-1
Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights (FAIR) 04-1152 12/06/2005 03/06/2006 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8
Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita Beneficiente Uniao Do Vegetal 04-1084 11/01/2005 02/21/2006 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8
Doe #1 v. Reed 09-559 04/28/2010 06/21/2010 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8-1
Snyder v. Phelps 09-751 10/06/2010 03/02/2011 John G. Roberts, Jr. 8-1
Schneider v. Smith 196 12/12/1967 01/16/1968 William O. Douglas 8
Interstate Circuit v. Dallas 56 01/15/1968 04/22/1968 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Bantam Books, Inc. v. Sullivan 118 12/03/1962 02/18/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Slagle v. Ohio 105 02/27/1961 05/15/1961 Charles E. Whittaker 8
Service v. Dulles 407 04/02/1957 06/17/1957 John M. Harlan 8
Raley v. Ohio 175 04/22/1959 06/22/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Abington School District v. Schempp 142 02/27/1963 06/17/1963 Tom C. Clark 8-1
Brandenburg v. Ohio 492 02/27/1969 06/09/1969 8
Givhan v. Western Line Consol. School Dist. 77-1051 11/07/1978 01/04/1979 William H. Rehnquist 9
Cort v. Ash 73-1908 03/18/1975 06/17/1975 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Jenkins v. Georgia 73-557 04/15/1974 06/24/1974 William H. Rehnquist 9