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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 ...

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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. Facts. Gregory Lee Johnson burned an American flag outside of the convention ...

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Texas v. Johnson. Media. Oral Argument - March 21, 1989 ... Johnson was tried and convicted under a Texas law outlawing flag desecration. He was sentenced  ...

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The First Amendment protections on symbolic speech prevent states from banning desecrations of the American flag.

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Texas v. Johnson (No. 88-155). Argued: March 21, 1989. Decided: June 21, 1989 . ___ ... The court first found that Johnson's burning of the flag was expressive ...

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Summary. This Landmark Supreme Court Cases and the Constitution eLesson focuses on a case involving expressive conduct, and what is for many a deeply ...

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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 ...

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Texas v. Johnson (1989). Flag Burning, Freedom of Speech ... based in Dallas, Gregory Lee Johnson doused an American flag with kerosene and set it on fire.

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This mini-lesson covers the basics of the Supreme Court's decision that burning the American flag is a form of political speech protected by the First Amendment.