Stromberg v. California
Significance, Court Overturns Conviction Under "red Flag Law", Anarchistic Legislation: Red Flag Laws
State of California
That the California Red Flag Law prohibits symbolic speech and therefore violates the First Amendment.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
John D. Richer
Justices for the Court
Louis D. Brandeis, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Evans Hughes (writing for the Court), Willis Van Devanter, James Clark McReynolds, Owen Josephus Roberts, Harlan Fiske Stone, George Sutherland
Date of Decision
18 May 1931
The Supreme Court overturned Stromberg's conviction.
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