Texas v. Johnson (1989)
By Helen Ruhlin
United States v. Progressive Inc. (1979)
Final project by Sarah Carlon, inspired by the original layout of the 1978 article. https://issuu.com/scarlon1999/docs/comm_320_united_states_v._profgressive_inc_for_rea
Sure, but I’m not putting my name on it
In most landmark decisions, the opinion of the Court is written by the Chief Justice or most senior justice joining in the opinion. Because they are the cases that will studied for many years to come, justices want be the ones to pen the opinion and determine its language. It is through their written opinions... Continue Reading →
Fortunately/ Unfortunately Everyone has a Right to be Heard.
"That people find free speech offensive is not a sufficient reason for suppressing it. If Indeed it is the speaker’s opinion that gives offense that consequence is a reason for according it constitutional protection": By Chief Justice William Rehnquist FCC v Pacifica Foundation Chief Justice William Rehnquist delivered the above statement for the case Hustler Magazine v Falwell... Continue Reading →
People over Government and Public Officials !
After reading the chapters New York Times v. Sullivan, Near v. Minnesota and Hustler Magazine v. Falwell in Freedom of the Press, I felt conflicted. On a side note these cases have do with freedom of press. I like being informed what is happening in the news. I like the freedom I could write an opinion... Continue Reading →