NEBRASKA PRESS ASSN. et al. v. STUART, JUDGE, et al.
Supreme Court Cases
427 U.S. 539 (1976)
Legal Principle at Issue
Did a state trial judge, presiding over a widely publicized murder trial, violate the First Amendment when he entered an order which, as modified by the Nebraska Supreme Court, restrained petitioner newspaper, broadcasters, journalists, news media associations, and national newswire services from publishing or broadcasting accounts of confessions or admissions made by the accused to law enforcement officers or third parties, except members of the press, and other facts "strongly implicative" of the accused
Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- Milton R. Larson View all cases
- Harold Mosher View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- E. Barrett Prettyman Jr. View all cases
- Floyd Abrams View all cases