Brandenburg v. Ohio
Significance, The Ohio Criminal Syndicalism Law, Whitney Reversed, Impact
State of Ohio
That conviction of Brandenburg under the Ohio Criminal Syndicalism Act violated the free speech clauses of the First and Fourteenth Amendments.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Justices for the Court
Hugo L. Black, William J. Brennan, Jr., William O. Douglas, Abe Fortas, John M. Harlan II, Thurgood Marshall, Potter Stewart, Earl Warren, Byron R. White (unsigned)
Date of Decision
9 June 1969
Ruled in favor of Brandenburg and overturned lower court decisions upholding Brandenburg's conviction under the Ohio Criminal Syndicalism Act.
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- Abrams v. United States, 250 U.S. 616 (1919).
- Gitlow v. New York, 268 U.S. 652 (1925).
- Whitney v. California, 274 U.S. 357 (1927).
- Dennis v. United States, 341 U.S. 494 (1951).
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