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Lawyers Who Argued First Amendment/Free Expression Cases
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Floyd Abrams
Lawyer
CBS, Inc. v. FCC (1981)
Herbert v. Lando (1979)
Landmark Communications, Inc. v. Virginia (1978)
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission (2003)
Metro Media, Inc. v. City of San Diego (1981)
Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart (1976)
Nixon v. Warner Communications (1978)
Smith v. Daily Mail Publishing Co. (1979)
Alexander M. Bickel
Law Professor
New York Times Co. v. United States (1971)
Robert Bork
Solicitor General
Saxbe v. Washington Post Company (1974)
Leonard B. Boudin
Lawyer
Bond v. Floyd (1966)
Kleindienst v. Mandel (1972)
Zemel v. Rusk (1965)
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
Lawyer
Saxbe v. Washington Post Company (1974)
Robert L. Carter
Lawyer
Bates v. City of Little Rock (1960)
Gibson v. Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (1963)
Henry v. Collins (1965)
Louisiana ex rel Gremillion v. NAACP (1961)
NAACP v. Alabama (1958)
NAACP v. Button (1963)
Shelton v. Tucker (1960)
Erwin Chemerinsky
Law Professor
Tory v. Cochran (2005)
Robert Corn-Revere
Lawyer
United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group (2000)
Hayden C. Covington
Lawyer
Cantwell v. Connecticut (1940)
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire (1942)
Follett v. Town of McCormick (1944)
Fowler v. Rhode Island (1953)
Jamison v. State of Texas (1943)
Jones v. City of Opelika (1942) overruled by Jones v. City of Opelika (II) (1943)
Jones v. City of Opelika (II) (1943)
Largent v. Texas (1943)
Marsh v. Alabama (1946)
Martin v. City of Struthers (1943)
Murdock v. Pennsylvania (1943)
Niemotko v. Maryland (1951)
Poulos v. New Hampshire (1953)
Saia v. New York (1948)
Taylor v. Mississippi (1943)
Tucker v. Texas (1946)
West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)
Thomas Emerson
Law Professor
Sweezy v. New Hampshire (1957)
Bruce J. Ennis, Jr.
Lawyer
Barnes v. Glen Theatre Inc. (1991)
Greater New Orleans Broadcasting Association v. United States (1999)
McDonald v. Smith (1985)
Peel v. Attorney Disciplinary Commission of Illinois (1990)
Reno v. ACLU (1997)
Rubin v. Coors Brewing Co. (1995)
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. v. FCC (II) (1997)
Morris L. Ernst
Lawyer
Hague v. C.I.O. (1939)
Stanley Fleishman
Lawyer
A Quantity of Books v. Kansas (1964)
Alberts v. California (1957)
Blount v. Rizzi (1971)
Hamling v. United States (1974)
Kaplan v. California (1973)
Rabeck v. New York (1968)
Redrup v. New York (1967)
Smith v. California (1959)
United States v. Thirty-Seven Photographs (1971)
Osmond K. Fraenkel
Lawyer
Adler v. Board of Education (1952)
Bridges v. California (1941)
DeJonge v. Oregon (1937)
Kunz v. New York (1951)
Schneider v. New Jersey (1939)
R. Kent Greenawalt
Law Professor
United States v. Orito (1973)
Jack Greenberg
Lawyer
Edwards v. South Carolina (1963)
Shuttlesworth v. City of Birmingham (1969)
Walker v. City of Birmingham (1967)
William M. Kunstler
Lawyer
Texas v. Johnson (1989)
United States v. Eichman (1990)
Ward v. Rock Against Racism (1989)
Rex Lee
Solicitor General
University of Pennsylvania v. EEOC (1990)
Lee Levine
Lawyer
Bartnicki v. Vopper (2001)
Harte-Hanks Communications v. Connaughton (1989)
Ephraim London
Lawyer
Ashton v. Kentucky (1966)
Jacobellis v. Ohio (1964)
Joseph Burstyn, Inc. v. Wilson (1952)
Kingsley Pictures Corporation v. Regents (1959)
Henry John Nelson
Lawyer
Schaefer v. United States (1920)
Schenck v. United States (1919)
Mel Nimmer
Law Professor
Cohen v. California (1971)
Cowgill v. California (1970)
Richard M. Nixon
Lawyer
Time, Inc. v. Hill (1967)
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Law Professor
Carroll v. President & Commissioners of Princess Anne et al (1968)
Theodore Olson
Solicitor General
Ashcroft v. ACLU (2002)
Ashcroft v. ACLU, II (2004)
Elk Grove Unified School Dist. v. Newdow (2004)
Nike v. Kasky (2003)
Regan v. Taxation With Representation (1983)
Walter H. Pollak
Lawyer
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
Whitney v. California (1927) overruled by Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969)
Judith Resnik
Law Professor
Board of Directors of Rotary Club International v. Rotary Club (1987)
Sam Rosenwein
Lawyer
Redrup v. New York (1967)
United States v. Reidel (1971)
Jay Alan Sekulow
Lawyer
Board of Airport Commissioners v. Jews for Jesus (1987)
Hill v. Colorado (2000)
Kenneth Starr
Lawyer
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission (2003)
Solicitor General
Alexander v. United States (1993)
Rust v. Sullivan (1991)
United States v. Eichman (1990)
University of Pennsylvania v. EEOC (1990)
Telford Taylor
Lawyer
Hynes v. Mayor of Oradell (1976)
Laurence Tribe
Law Professor
Heffron v. International Society for Krishna Consciousness (1981)
Johanns v. Livestock Marketing Association (2005)
Nebraska Cattlemen Inc. v. Livestock Marketing Association (2005)
Nike v. Kasky (2003)
Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Virginia (1980)
Rust v. Sullivan (1991)
Sable Communications of California v. FCC (1989)
United States v. United Foods, Inc. (2001)
Herbert Wechsler
Law Professor
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan (1964)
John H. Weston
Lawyer
Alexander v. United States (1993)
Brockett v. Spokane Arcades, Inc. (1985)
City of Erie v. PAP'S A.M. (2000)
City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books (2002)
Fort Wayne Books, Inc. v. Indiana (1989)
FW/PBS., Inc. v. City of Dallas (1990)
Young v. American Mini Theatres (1976)
Melvin L. Wulf
Lawyer
Bigelow v. Virginia (1975)
 

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