Essays Tagged: "William J. Brennan"

Constitutional law

d the government all he wants. Expressing one's opinions and point of views is not a crime. Justice Brennan says in Whitney v. California that the First Amendment is suppose to protect people from fre ... what he has printed about Norman and BAITS, and can be held accountable for actual malice. Justice Brennan states in New York Times v. Sullivan that it communicated information, expressed opinion, re ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Texas V. Johnson

was free to go. Justices Thurgood Marshall, Harry A. Blackmun, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, and William J. Brennan Jr. wrote the majority opinion. They voted that the Constitution protected symbol ... tion protected symbolic speech just as much as if anti-American comments were spoken. Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, joined by Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Byron White, and John Paul Stevens, wr ...

(4 pages) 28 1 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Right To Search Garbage

need no warrant or reason to take it. Many people are opposed to the Supreme Courts ruling. William Rathje, a professor at the University of Arizona says, "Just because there is a garbage can ... ntly to the eating, reading, and recreational habits of the person who produced it", states Justice William J. Brennan Jr. (qtd. in Krier 555). If the police had to wait for a search warrant to be gra ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Antonin Scalia (1936--)

r he was nominated to the United States Supreme Court by Reagan, taking the seat previously held by William Rehnquist ascended to the position of chief justice. Antonin Scalia is sometimes refe ... ut he is also known as the first Roman Catholic to be appointed to the nation's highest court since William J. Brennan. Scalia, an outspoken conservative, showed himself eager to overrturn recent libe ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

We don't need the death penalty

d set aside the death sentences imposed... as violative of the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments." - William J. Brennan, JDWe as a people all have human rights. There is no clear definition of what hum ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty