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Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. 397 (1989), 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. Justice William Brennan wrote for a five-justice majority in holding that the defendant Gregory Lee Johnson's act of flag burning was ...

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Facts and Case Summary - Texas v. Johnson. Facts and case summary for Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. 397 (1989). Flag burning constitutes symbolic speech that is protected by the First Amendment.

www.oyez.org/cases/1988/88-155

Mar 21, 1989 ... In 1984, in front of the Dallas City Hall, Gregory Lee Johnson burned an American flag as a means of protest against Reagan administration policies. Johnson was tried and convicted under a Texas law outlawing flag desecration. He was sentenced to one year in jail and assessed a $2,000 fine. After the ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/491/397

491 U.S. 397. Texas v. Johnson (No. 88-155). Argued: March 21, 1989. Decided: June 21, 1989. ___. Syllabus; Opinion, Brennan; Concurrence, Kennedy; Dissent , Rehnquist; Dissent, Stevens. Syllabus. During the 1984 Republican National Convention, respondent Johnson participated in a political demonstration to ...

www.casebriefs.com/blog/law/constitutional-law/constitutional-law-keyed-to-sullivan/freedom-of-speech-how-government-restricts-speech-modes-of-abridgment-and-standards-of-review/texas-v-johnson-3

View this case and other resources at: Citation. 491 U.S. 397, 109 S. Ct. 2533, 105 L. Ed. 2d 342, 1989 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. A.

www.britannica.com/event/Texas-v-Johnson

Texas v. Johnson, case in which the U.S. Supreme Court 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's First Amendment. The case originated during the Republican National Convention in Dallas in August 1984, when the party had ...

legaldictionary.net/texas-v-johnson

Following is the case brief for Texas v. Johnson, Supreme Court of the United States, (1989). Case Summary of Texas v. Johnson: Johnson was arrested for burning an American flag at a political rally in violation of a Texas statute which prohibited public desecration of the flag. Johnson then appealed to the Court of ...

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Gregory Lee Johnson was a member of a private company that was made-up of individuals who promoted the Communist movement. Johnson lit fire to the flag at the convention to protest capitalism and the way the government was being run. When he started burning the flag, he was immediately taken into custody and ...

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This was the issue before the Supreme Court in Texas v. Johnson. In 1984, Gregory Lee Johnson was in Dallas, Texas to protest the Republican National Convention. Johnson was there as part of the Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade. In their protest, Johnson's group tagged graffiti on small businesses. One of his ...