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The Court rejected Texas's claim that flag burning is punishable on the basis that it "tends to incite" breaches of the peace, citing the test from the 1969 case Brandenburg v. Ohio (395 U.S. 444) that the state may only punish speech that would incite "imminent lawless action," finding that flag burning does not always pose an ...

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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.

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The 1984 Republican National Convention was held in Dallas, Texas. During the convention Gregory Lee Johnson and a group of political activists marched through the streets protesting. When the demonstrators reached Dallas City Hall, Johnson poured kerosene on an American flag and burned it. Johnson was arrested ...

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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.

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Mar 21, 1989 ... Facts of the case. 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 ...

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A [p404] third possibility is that the State's asserted interest is simply not implicated on these facts, and, in that event, the interest drops out of the picture. ... The State of Texas conceded for purposes of its oral argument in this case that Johnson's conduct was expressive conduct, Tr. of Oral Arg. 4, and this concession seems ...

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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A summary and case brief of Texas v. Johnson, including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents.