Speech and Expression

Case List

Defining Danger and Speech

Schenck v. U.S. (1919)
Abrams v. United States (1919)
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
Terminiello v. Chicago (1949)
Dennis v. U.S. (1951)
Feiner v. People of the State of New York (1951)
Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969)
Hess v. Indiana (1973)

Speech and Expression

Stromberg v. People of the State of California (1931)
Minersville School Dist. et al. v. Gobitis et al. (1940)
West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)
Giboney et al. v. Empire Storage & Ice Co. (1949)
United States v. O’Brien (1968)
Spence v. Washington (1974)
Neal R. Wooley etc., et al. v. George Maynard et ux. (1977)
William P. Clark, Secretary of the Interior, et al. v. Community for Creative Non-Violence et al. (1984)
Texas v. Johnson (1989)
United States v. Eichman (1990)
Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, et al. v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights et al. (2006)

Types of Speech

Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire (1942)
Cohen v. California (1971)
Republican Party of Minnesota v. White (2002)
United States v. Alvarez (2012)
Elonis v. United States (2015)

Hate Speech

R.A.V. v. St Paul (1992)
Wisconsin v. Mitchell (1993)
Virginia v. Black (2003)

Obscenity and Extreme Violence

Roth v. United States (1957)
Jacobellis v. Ohio (1964)
Miller v. California (1973)
New York v. Ferber (1982)
Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association (2011)

Speech and Association

Whitney v. California (1925)
NAACP v. Alabama (1958)
Hurley v. Irish GLB of Boston (1995)
BSA v. Dale (2000)

Time, Place and Manner

City Council v. Taxpayers for Vincent (1984)
Ward v. Rock Against Racism (1992)
Hill v. CO (2000)
Watchtower v. Stratton (2002)
Snyder v. Phelps (2011)
McCullen v. Coakley (2014)
Reed v. Town of Gilbert (2015)
Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky (2018)

Government Speech

National Endowment for the Arts v. Finley (1998)
Pleasant Grove City v. Summum (2009)
Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans (2015)
Matal v. Tam (2017)
Iancu v. Brunetti (2019)

Student Speech

Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969)
Island Trees School District v. Pico (1982)
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser (1986)
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier (1988)
Morse v. Frederick (2007)
Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. (2021)

Speech in College

Healy v. James (1972)
Papish v. Board of Curators (1973)
Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia (1995)
Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System v. Southworth (2000)
Christian Legal Society Chapter of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law v. Martinez (2010)

Campaign Finance and Speech

Buckley v. Valeo (1976)
First Nat’l Bank of Boston v. Bellotti (1978)
Citizens Against Rent Control v. Berkeley (1981)
FEC v. Beaumont (2003)
Citizens United v. FEC (2010)
McCutcheon v. FEC (2010)

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