Keyishian v. Board of Regents is read by Don Murphy.
Legal Question: Whether provisions of the Education Law and Civil Service Law requiring public servants to renounce Communism were overly broad and vague.
Action: The Court ruled in favor of the employees and held that the provisions at issue were unconstitutional as applied.
Mr. Justice Brennan delivered the opinion of the Court, at 00:58
Mr. Justice Clark, with whom Mr. Justice Harlan, Mr. Justice Stewart and Mr. Justice White join, dissenting, at 49:36
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