Gitlow v. New York
Significance, Victory For Free Speech, Criminal Anarchy
Benjamin Gitlow, publisher of The Revolutionary Age newspaper
State of New York
That a statute making a crime of anarchy violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Chief Lawyers for Petitioner
Walter Nelles and Walter H. Pollak
Chief Lawyers for Respondent
W.J. Weatherbee, Deputy Attorney General of New York, and John Caldwell Myers, Assistant District Attorney of New York County
Justices for the Court
Pierce Butler, James Clark McReynolds, Edward Terry Sanford (writing for the Court), Harlan Fiske Stone, George Sutherland, William Howard Taft, Willis Van Devanter
Louis D. Brandeis, Oliver Wendell Holmes
Date of Decision
8 June 1925
Found Gitlow's conviction was constitutional.
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