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Fighting words

Supreme Court
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, 315 U.S. 568 (1942)
Terminiello v. City of Chicago, 337 U.S. 1 (1949)
Cohen v. California, 403 U.S. 15 (1971)
Gooding v. Wilson, 405 U.S. 518 (1972)
Lewis v. City of New Orleans, 415 U.S. 130 (1974)
City of Houston v. Hill, 482 U.S. 451 (1987)
R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, 505 U.S. 377 (1992)

Other
Bailey v. State of Arkansas, 972 S.W.2d 239 (Ark. 1998)
Brendle v. City of Houston, 759 So.2d 1274 (Miss.App. 2000)
Cornelius v. Brubaker, No. 01CV1254(MGD/JGL)(Dist. Minn.)(6/25/03)
In Re John M., 36 P.3d 772 (Ariz.App. 2001)
Johnson v. Campbell, 332 F.3d 199 (3rd Cir. 2003)
Marttila v. City of Lynchburg, 535 S.E.2d 693 (Virg. App. 2000)
Nichols v. Chacon, 110 F.Supp. 2d 1099 (W.D. Ark. 2000)
State v. Clay, No. CX-99-343 (Minn.App.)(9/14/99)
State v. Hammersley, 10 P.3d 1295 (Idaho 2000)
State v. Hubbard, No. C6-00-1836 (Minn.App.)(5/29/01)
State v. Melton, No. M1999-01248-CCA-R3-CD (Tenn.Cr.App.)(8/4/2000)
State v. York, 732 A.2d 859 (Me. 1999)
U.S. v. McDermott, 971 F.Supp. 939 (E.D. Pa. 1997)
Wisconsin v. Ovadal, No. 03-0377-CR, (Wis.App.)(10/7/03)

Note, “The Demise of the Chaplinsky Fighting Words Doctrine: An Argument for its Internment,” 106 Harv. L. Rev. 1129 (1993)

Robert M. O’Neil. “Rights in Conflict: The First Amendment’s Third Century,” 65 Law & Contemporary Problems 7 (2002)

Thomas M. Place, “Offensive Speech and the Pennsylvania Disorderly Conduct Statute,” 12 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 47 (2002)

Profanity and the First Amendment




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