DONALD H. RUMSFELD, SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, et al. v. FORUM FOR ACADEMIC AND INSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, INC., et al.
Supreme Court Cases
547 U.S. 47 (2006)
CITY OF ERIE, et al. v. PAP'S A. M., TDBA 'KANDYLAND'
Whether the city of Erie's ban on public nudity violates the First Amendment or is a valid exercise of the city's power to regulate harmful secondary effects associated with nude-dancing establishments.
JOHN J. HURLEY AND SOUTH BOSTON ALLIED WAR VETERANS COUNCIL v. IRISH-AMERICAN GAY, LESBIAN AND BISEXUAL GROUP OF BOSTON, ETC., et al.
Whether the court-mandated inclusion of the Irish-American Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Group of Boston, Inc. (GLIB) in Boston’s 1993 St. Patrick’s Day parade violated the First Amendment rights of the private group, the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, that the city of Boston authorized to organize the parade.
MICHAEL BARNES, PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, INDIANA, et al. v. GLEN THEATRE, INC., et al.
Whether a state may constitutionally prohibit nude dancing in public places.
UNITED STATES v. SHAWN D. EICHMAN, DAVID GERALD BLALOCK AND SCOTT W. TYLER
Whether Appellees' prosecution for burning a United States flag in violation of the Flag Protection Act of 1989 is consistent with the First Amendment.
TEXAS v. JOHNSON
Whether Gregory Lee Johnson's conviction under a Texas law for publicly burning an American flag in protest violates the First Amendment.
CLARK, SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, et al. v. COMMUNITY FOR CREATIVE NON-VIOLENCE et al.
Whether the denial of a permit to protestors requesting to camp out in Washington D.C. parks, according to Park Service regulations, violated the protestors' First Amendment rights.
PRUNEYARD SHOPPING CENTER et al. v. ROBINS et al.
Whether the 1st and 14th Amendments protect the right of individuals to solicit signatures for political petitions in privately owned shopping centers.
WOOLEY, CHIEF OF POLICE OF LEBANON, et al. v. MAYNARD ET UX.
Whether the State of New Hampshire may constitutionally enforce criminal sanctions against persons who cover the motto "Live Free or Die" on passenger vehicle license plates because that motto is repugnant to their moral and religious beliefs.
MIAMI HERALD PUBLISHING CO., DIVISION OF KNIGHT NEWSPAPERS, INC. v. TORNILLO
Whether a Florida statute that afforded a right to reply to personal attacks on political candidates by newspapers violated the First Amendment.
SPENCE v. WASHINGTON
Whether a conviction for affixing a peace symbol to a United States flag under a state statute prohibiting flag desecration violates the First Amendment.
UNITED STATES v. O'BRIEN
Whether burning a draft card as part of an anti-war protest is symbolic speech protected by the First Amendment.
LATHROP v. DONOHUE
TALLEY v. CALIFORNIA
Whether a Los Angeles city ordinance forbidding distribution of anonymous handbills violated the First Amendment.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE v. ALABAMA ex rel. PATTERSON, ATTORNEY GENERAL
Did an Alabama law that required the NAACP to provide the names and addresses of all its members and agents in the state violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments?
TAYLOR v. MISSISSIPPI
Whether a Mississippi statute punishing speech "reasonably tending to create an attitude of stubborn refusal to salute, honor, and respect the flag and government of the United States" or "calculated to encourage disloyalty to the government of the United States" violates the First Amendment
WEST VIRGINIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION et al. v. BARNETTE et al.
Whether a compulsory flag-salute law for school children violates the 1st and 14th Amendments.