Flag Burning And Free Speech

Author: Robert Justin Goldstein
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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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.

Flag Burning And Free Speech

Author: Robert Justin Goldstein
ISBN: 9780700610532
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Discusses laws, court challenges, and issues regarding flag burning in the United States.

Texas V Johnson

Author: J. Anthony Miller
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780894908583
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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 ...

Burning The Flag

Author: Robert Justin Goldstein
Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 9780873385985
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Robert Justin Goldstein's Burning the Flag thoughtfully draws on the disciplines of law, political science and history to analyze the controversy in all its dimensions.

The Encyclopedia Of American Civil Liberties

Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415943426
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Critics respond that a nation founded on principles of liberty must safeguard its
citizens' right to express dissent — even when that expression takes a form that
the majority finds offensive. Critics also object to the possible wide array of
legislative interpretations under the amendment regarding what constitutes either
"desecration" or "the flag." NICOLE B. CÁSAREZ References and Further
Reading Goldstein, Robert Justin. Flag Burning and Free Speech: The Case o/
Texas v. Johnson.

Congressional Record V 146 Pt 3 March 21 2000 To April 4 2000

Publisher: Government Printing Office
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The Flag Protection Act had originally been adopted by the 101st Congress after
the Supreme Court ruled in Texas v. Johnson that existing Federal and state laws
prohibiting flag-burning were unconstitutional because they violated the first
amendment's provisions regarding free speech. I profoundly disagreed with both
rulings the Supreme Court ... In 1989, the United States Supreme Court, in a 5-4
decision in the case of Texas v. Johnson, stated that the First Amendment
prevented a ...

Constitutional Law And The Criminal Justice System

Author: J. Scott Harr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337514799
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The Warren Court did not act on the flag-burning issue in this case, holding only
that Street's words were protected speech. The Court suggested, however, that
the burning of the flag could be prosecutable, even though it, too, was an act of
protest (Street v. New York, 1969). The landmark case in which flag burning as
symbolic speech was examined is Texas v. Johnson (1989). Gregory Johnson, a
demonstrator at the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, unfurled a
U.S. ...

Criminal Law

Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317226844
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Joycelyn M. Pollock. an imminent danger to others it can be prohibited and
EXPLORING CASE LAW Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. punished. For instance, one
does not have the right to incite a riot. On the other hand, an ordinance that
makes it criminal to simply ... Johnson, the Supreme Court in 1989 ruled that the
Supreme Court in this case? state could not create a crime that punished flag
burning.39 The Supreme Court, first, had to find that the burning of the flag was “

The First Amendment

Author: Peter H. Irons
ISBN: 9781565844872
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Actual recorded oral arguments leading to landmark rulings, ranging from issues of obscenity and libel to Vietnam War protest, confidentiality of reporters' sources, the rights of gay men and lesbians, and high school newspaper censorship.