HERNDON v. LOWRY, SHERIFF
Supreme Court Cases
301 U.S. 242 (1937)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether a Georgia law prohibiting an "attempt to incite insurrection" was unconstitutional as applied to a Communist member planning to distribute literature, because the law was too vague to provide a sufficiently ascertainable standard of guilt.
Reversed and remanded. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- Walter Le Craw View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- Whitney North Seymour View all cases