Flag Burning And Free Speech

Author: Robert Justin Goldstein
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When Gregory Lee Johnson burned an American flag as part of a political protest, he was convicted for flag desecration under Texas law.

Texas V Johnson

Author: J. Anthony Miller
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Covers the case of Texas v. Johnson, in which the question before the court was whether flag burning is an activity protected by the Bill of Rights.

The Encyclopedia Of Civil Liberties In America

Author: David Schultz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317457137
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Paul J. Weber See also: First Amendment; Symbolic Speech; Texas v. Johnson;
United States v. Eichman. FURTHER READING Epstein, Lee, and Thomas G.
Walker. Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice
. 4th ed. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 2001. Goldstein, Robert
Justin. Flag Burning and Free Speech: The Case of Texas v. Johnson. Lawrence:
University Press of Kansas, 2000. Welch, Michael. Flag Burning: Moral Panic and
the ...

Encyclopedia Of The United States Constitution

Author: David Andrew Schultz
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—Ernest Gomez Texas v. Johnson 491 U.S. 397 (1989) In Texas v. Johnson, the
Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that flag burning was a form of symbolic
speech that merited full protection under the First Amendment. Its immediate
effect was to overturn ... Johnson's defense was two- pronged, as his lawyers
argued that (1) he had not personally burned the flag, and (2) even if he did, the
statute he was charged under was an unconstitutional violation of his free-
speech rights.

Encyclopedia Of American Civil Liberties

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135947058
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Van Alstyne, William W. Freedom of speech and the flag anti-desecration
amendment: antinomies of constitutional choice, in Rodgers, Raymond S., ed.
Free Speech Yearbook, Vol. 29. Carbondale & Edwardsville: Southern Illinois
University Press, 1991, pp. 96–105. Cases and Statutes Cited Spence v.
Washington, 418 U.S. 405 (1974) Street v. New York, 394 U.S. 576 (1969)
Stromberg v. California, 283 U.S. 359 (1931) Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. 397 (
1989) United States v.

Encyclopedia Of American Civil Rights And Liberties Revised And Expanded Edition 2nd Edition 4 Volumes

Author: Kara E. Stooksbury
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440841101
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Although the march was voluntarily canceled by the protesters, the free speech
doctrine introduced in this case remains alive today. Ronald Kahn See also:
American Nazi Party; Cantwell v. Connecticut; Cohen v. California; Flag Burning;
Hate Speech; Profanity; Speech, Freedom of; Symbolic Speech; Texas v.
Johnson Further Reading Delgado, Richard, and Kean Stefancic. 1996. Must We
Defend the Nazis?: Hate Speech, Pornography, and the First Amendment. New
York: New ...

Encyclopedia Of Constitutional Amendments Proposed Amendments And Amending Issues 1789 2015 4th Edition 2 Volumes

Author: John R. Vile
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Congress responded to the decision by adopting the Flag Protection Act of 1989
rather than by proposing a constitutional amendment. The Court subsequently
struck down this new law in United States v. Eichman (1990), and debate over
the wisdom of a flag desecration amendment continues. See also Flag
Desecration; United States v. Eichman. Further Reading: Goldstein, Robert Justin
. 2000. Flag Burning and Free Speech: The Case of Texas v. Johnson. Lawrence:
University ...

Every Vote Matters

Author: Thomas A. Jacobs
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 163198070X
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Communication may be protected by the First Amendment regardless of its
method. This chapter illustrates the strength of the First Amendment and the will
of the Supreme Court to uphold its values even in cases involving unpopular
ideas. At first glance, permitting the American flag to be burned or flown upside
down may seem unpatriotic and it may be. But from a Constitutional perspective,
the greater injustice would be limiting an individual's freedom of expression
regardless of the ...

Culture Wars

Author: Roger Chapman
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Ten years later, in 1979, the high court struck down as unconstitutional all laws
banning flag desecration, no matter what form it takes, setting the stage for the
national debate that was to follow. During the 1984 Republican ... Evan Charney
See also: American Civil Liberties Union; American Civil Religion; Confederate
Flag; Vietnam War; War Protesters. Further Reading Goldstein, Robert Justin.
Flag Burning and Free Speech: The Case of Texas v. Johnson. Kent, OH: Kent
State ...

We Must Not Be Afraid To Be Free

Author: Ronald K.L. Collins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195175727
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Corn-Revere, Robert. “Implementing a Flag-Desecration Amendment to the U.S.
Constitution,” First Amendment Center: First Reports, vol. 6, no. 1 (July 2005).
Dorsen, Norman. “Flag Desecration in Courts, Congress and Country,” 17
Thomas M. Cooley Law Review 417 (2000). Dyer, J. R. “Texas v. Johnson:
Symbolic Speech and Flag Desecration under the First Amendment,” 25 New
England Law Review 895 (1991). Ely, John Hart. “Flag Desecration: A Case
Study in the Roles of ...