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African American, also referred to as Black American or Afro-American, is an ethnic group of Americans (citizens or residents of the United States) with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Anthony McLeod Kennedy (born July 23, 1936) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1988.
Antonin Gregory Scalia (born March 11, 1936) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Beauharnais v. Illinois,, was a case that came before the United States Supreme Court in 1952.
Byron Raymond White (June 8, 1917 – April 15, 2002) won fame both as a football halfback and as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Cantwell v. Connecticut, 310 U.S. 296 (1940), was a United States Supreme Court decision that incorporated or applied to the states, through the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, the First Amendment's protection of religious free exercise.
Certiorari, often abbreviated as cert. in the United States, is a writ seeking judicial review.
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire,, is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court articulated the fighting words doctrine, a limitation of the First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of speech.
Clarence Thomas (born June 23, 1948) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Cross burning or cross lighting is a practice widely associated with the Ku Klux Klan, although the historical practice long predates the Klan's inception.
David Hackett Souter (born September 17, 1939) is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Defamation—also calumny, vilification, and traducement—is the communication of a false statement that harms the reputation of an individual person, business, product, group, government, religion, or nation as well as other various kinds of defamation that retaliate against groundless criticism.
Fighting words are written or spoken words, generally expressed to incite hatred or violence from their target.
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances.
Freedom of speech is the right to communicate one's opinions and ideas without fear of government retaliation or censorship.
Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and by many state constitutions and state and federal laws.
Harry Andrew Blackmun (November 12, 1908 – March 4, 1999) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1970 until 1994.
In both crime and law, hate crime (also known as bias-motivated crime) is a usually violent, prejudice motivated crime that occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her perceived membership in a certain social group.
Hate speech, outside the law, is speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes such as gender, ethnic origin, religion, race, disability, or sexual orientation.
John Paul Stevens (born April 20, 1920) is a retired associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who served from December 19, 1975 until his retirement on June 29, 2010.
This is a list of cases decided by the United States Supreme Court.
This is a partial list of cases decided by the United States Supreme Court during the tenure of Chief Justice William Rehnquist (September 26, 1986 through September 3, 2005).
This is a list of all the United States Supreme Court cases from volume 505 of the United States Reports.
The following is a complete list of cases decided by the United States Supreme Court organized by volume of the United States Reports in which they appear.
A local ordinance is a law usually found in a code of laws for a political division smaller than a state or nation, i.e., a local government such as a municipality, county, parish, prefecture, etc.
The Marquess of Queensberry rules is a code of generally accepted rules in the sport of boxing.
The Minnesota Supreme Court is the supreme court of the U.S. state of Minnesota.
In law, a minor is a person under a certain age—usually the age of majority—which legally demarcates childhood from adulthood.
An obscenity is any utterance or act that strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time.
Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc., 475 U.S. 41 (1986), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that localities may impose regulations prohibiting adult theaters from operating within certain areas, finding that the regulation in question was a content-neutral time/place/manner restriction.
Roth v. United States,, along with its companion case Alberts v. California, was a landmark case before the United States Supreme Court which redefined the Constitutional test for determining what constitutes obscene material unprotected by the First Amendment.
Saint Paul (abbreviated St. Paul) is the capital and second-most populous city of the U.S. state of Minnesota.
Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is a retired associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan until her retirement in 2006.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Texas v. Johnson,, was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that invalidated prohibitions on desecrating the American flag enforced in 48 of the 50 states.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America.
Ward v. Rock Against Racism,, was a United States Supreme Court case.
William Hubbs Rehnquist (October 1, 1924 – September 3, 2005) was an American lawyer, jurist, and political figure who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and later as the 16th Chief Justice of the United States.
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