MCDONALD v. SMITH
Supreme Court Cases
472 U.S. 479 (1985)
HUTCHINSON v. PROXMIRE et al.
ST. AMANT v. THOMPSON
ASHTON v. KENTUCKY
GARRISON v. LOUISIANA
Whether the conviction of a district attorney for criminal defamation under the Louisiana Criminal Defamation Statute violated the First Amendment.
NEW YORK TIMES CO. v. SULLIVAN
To what extent does the First Amendment protections for speech and press limit a state's power to award damages in a libel action brought by a public official against critics of his official conduct?
FIELDS et al. v. SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE v. BUTTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF VIRGINIA, et al.
Whether a Virginia barratry statute which banned the improper solicitation of any legal or professional business unconstitutionally burdened the First Amendment freedom of association rights of the petitioner and petitioners clients.