Brandenburg v. Ohio

Following is the case brief for Brandenburg v. Ohio, 395 U.S. 444 (1969). Case Summary of Brandenburg v. Ohio: Brandenburg, a leader of the KKK, was convicted under Ohio’s Criminal Syndicalism statute, which prohibits advocating violence for political reform.  The Ohio Supreme Court affirmed his conviction. The U.S. Supreme Court reversed.  It found that the Ohio statute punishes mere advocacy […]

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