Schenck v. United States
Significance, "largely Instrumental In Sending The Circulars About", Clear And Present Danger Test, Further Readings
Charles T. Schenck
That his speech was protected by the First Amendment.
Chief Lawyers for Appellant
Henry J. Gibbons, Henry John Nelson
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
John Lord O'Brian
Justices for the Court
Louis D. Brandeis, John Hessin Clarke, William Rufus Day, Oliver Wendell Holmes (writing for the Court), Charles Evans Hughes, Joseph McKenna, James Clark McReynolds, Willis Van Devanter, Edward Douglass White
Date of Decision
3 March 1919
Schenck's speech was not protected by the First Amendment and his conviction under the Espionage Act was upheld.
- Abrams v. United States, 250 U.S. 616 (1919).
- Gitlow v. United States, 268 U.S. 652 (1925).
Abraham, Henry J. and Barbara A. Perry. Freedom & The Court: Civil Rights & Liberties in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
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