Texas v. Johnson
(1989)
The U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court struck down laws prohibiting flag burning. The Court held that laws banning flag burning violated the First Amendment right to free speech.
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  • Texas v. Johnson — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Texas v. Johnson ArgueDate=March 21 ArgueYear=1989 DecideDate=June 21 DecideYear=1989 FullName=Texas v. Gregory Lee Johnson USVol=491 USPage=397 Citation=109 S. Ct. 2533; 105 L. Ed. 2d 342; 1989 U.S. LEXIS 3115; 57 U.S.L.W.… …   Wikipedia

  • Texas v. Johnson — Demonstranten in Washington Das Flag Desecration Amendment (Flaggenschändungsergänzung), auch als flag burning amendment bekannt, ist ein vorgeschlagener Zusatzartikel zur Verfassung der Vereinigten Staaten. Der neue Artikel würde den Kongress… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Texas v. Johnson — L arrêt Texas v. Johnson (491 U.S. 397) est un arrêt rendu en 1989 par la Cour suprême des États Unis. Il déclare que les lois condamnant la profanation du drapeau, alors en vigueur dans quarante huit Etats, sont incompatibles avec le premier… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Texas v. Johnson — ▪ law case       case in which the U.S. Supreme Court (Supreme Court of the United States) ruled on June 21, 1989, that the burning of the U.S. flag was a constitutionally protected form of speech under the U.S. Constitution (Constitution of the… …   Universalium

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  • Johnson City (Texas) — Johnson City Ciudad de los Estados Unidos Palacio de Justicia del Condado de Blanco …   Wikipedia Español

  • Johnson County (Texas) — Johnson County Courthouse, gelistet im NRHP mit der Nr. 88000439[1] Verwaltung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Johnson —   [ dʒɔnsn],    1) Andrew, 17. Präsident der USA (1865 69), * Raleigh (North C.) 29. 12. 1808, ✝ Carter Station (Tennessee) 31. 7. 1875; Schneider, war 1843 53 Kongressabgeordneter, 1853 57 Gouverneur von Tennessee. 1861 stand er als einziger… …   Universal-Lexikon

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