TAYLOR v. MISSISSIPPI | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

Case Overview

Legal Principle at Issue

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

Action

Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.

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