1st Amendment Court Cases:

Web Search & Summary


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- The Supreme Court has ruled on many cases involving the 1st Amendment, setting several precdents that we still use in government today. They defined "freedom of expression", what words create a "clear & present danger", and even vulgarity! Each case has helped shaped and influence the rulings of the cases that came after it.
- It is your job to research five (5) of these famous Court Cases and write a brief summary describing the case itself, as well as the impact it had on the 1st Amendment Rights of citizens.

Oyez Supreme Court Cases

- This is the official site of the Supreme Court. It contains case summaries, votes, & even primary source arguements from the Justices themselves. Use this site to complete your assignment, which can be downloaded below.