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Flag Burning | Laws | Whitney v. California | Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire | West Virginia v. Barnette | U.S. v. O’Brien | Texas v. Johnson | U.S. v. Eichman | Commentary | Flag Burning Debate | William Brennan | Anthony Kennedy | William Rehnquist | John Paul Stevens | Books

Flag Burning

Wikipedia:

Flag desecration

American Flag Desecration in the United States

Constitutional Conflicts: Flag Burning & Other Acts Deemed Disrespectful of American Symbols An examination of the flag burning issue.

First Amendment Center: Flag Burning An overview, FAQs, and cases and resources on the issue.

Law Library: American Law and Legal Information: Symbolic Speech: Flag Burning: Desecration Or Free Expression? Further Readings

Links:

Google Directory: Flag Desecration

Open Directory Project: Desecration

Yahoo Directory: Flag Burning

Laws on Flag Burning

Wikipedia: Flag Protection Act

About.com: Flag Burning Laws: History of U.S. Laws Against Flag Burning

Whitney v. California (1927)

Oyez: Whitney v. California A brief summary of the case with links to the written opinion.

Whitney v. California — Further Readings Overview of the case.

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FindLaw: Whitney v. California

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Justia: Whitney v. California

Chaplinsky v. State of New Hampshire (1942)

Oyez: Chaplinsky v. State of New Hampshire A brief summary of the case with links to the written opinion.

Law Library: American Law and Legal Information: Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire

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Justia: Chaplinsky v. State of New Hampshire

West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)

Oyez: West Virginia State Board of Ed. v. Barnette A brief summary of the case with links to the written opinion.

Law Library: American Law and Legal Information: West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette Overview of the case.

University of Virginia: Religious Freedom Page: West Virginia State Board of Ed. v. Barnette

Wikipedia: West Virginia State Board of Ed. v. Barnette 

United States v. O’Brien (1968)

Oyez: United States v. O’Brien A brief summary of the case with links to the oral argument, briefs, and written opinion.

Law Library: American Law and Legal Information: United States v. O’Brien

Wikipedia: United States v. O’Brien Encyclopedia article.

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FindLaw: United States v. O’Brien

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Justia: United States v. O’Brien

Texas v. Johnson (1989)

Landmark Supreme Court Decisions: Texas v. Johnson Resources include background summaries, key excerpts of the majority opinion, and a diagram of how this case moved through the court system.

Oyez: Texas v. Johnson A brief summary of the case with links to the oral argument, briefs, and written opinion.

Texas v. Johnson — Further Readings Overview of the case.

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FindLaw: Texas v. Johnson

Yahoo Directory: Texas v. Johnson Links.

United States v. Eichman (1990)

Oyez: U.S. v. Eichman A brief summary of the case with links to the oral argument, briefs, and written opinion.

United States v. Eichman — Further Readings Overview of the case.

PBS: Burning the American Flag: U.S. v. Eichman

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FindLaw: United States v. Eichman

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Commentary on Texas v. Johnson 

Exploring Constitutional Conflicts: Flag Burning 

Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion: Flag Desecration, Religion and Patriotism By Muriel Morisey, Temple University Beasley School of Law.

The Economics of Desecration: Flag Burning and Related Activities By Eric Bennett Rasmusen,

Indiana University, Department of Business Economics & Public Policy.

Symbolic Counter-Speech By Howard M. Wasserman, Florida International University, College of Law.

Symbols, Signals, and Social Norms in Politics and the Law By Eric A. Posner, University of Chicago Law School.

Flag Burning Debate

Congressional Research Service Reports: Flag Burning

YouDebate: Pros and Cons of the Right to Burn the Flag

ACLU Pro-Con: Would amending the U.S. Constitution to prohibit the desecration of the US flag limit free speech? Pro and con positions stated.

The Flag Burning Page Resources on the debate.

News Articles:

LexisNexis News: The Flag Burning Debate.

First Amendment Center: Flag Burning

Yahoo News: Flag Desecration

Google News: Flag Burning

Editorial Cartoons:

Professional Cartoonists Index: Flag Burning

CSL News Cartoons: Flag Burning

Cartoon Bank: Flag Burning Cartoons from the New Yorker magazine (not editorial cartoons).

Citizens Flag Alliance A group favoring amending the Constitution to outlaw flag burning.

American Civil Liberties Union: Flag Desecration A group opposed to the amendment.

The New York Times: On Language: Desecration By William Safire.

William Brennan

Oyez: Justice William Brennan

New York Times Obituary: William Brennan

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Encarta: Justice William Brennan

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InfoPlease: Justice William Brennan

Anthony Kennedy

Oyez: Justice Anthony Kennedy

Anthony Mcleod Kennedy — Further Readings A biography.

PBS: Supreme Court Watch: Justice Anthony Kennedy

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William Rehnquist

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Law Library: American Law and Legal Information: William Hubbs Rehnquist

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John Paul Stevens

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Books

Flag Burning and Free Speech: The Case of Texas v. Johnson By Robert Justin Goldstein.

Texas v. Johnson: The Flag-Burning Case By J. Anthony Miller.