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  • Texas v. Johnson 491 U.S. 397
  • The year is 1989 and Ronald Reagan is currently the president of the United States. There is a National Republican Convention being held in Dallas, Texas. Johnson, in form of a protest, burned a flag.
  • Gregory Lee Johnson burned the American flag outside of a Republican meeting to protest Reagan's policies.
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  • Issue: The issue was that since Johnson burned a flag, was this violating any laws? Did this go against the first amendment?
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  • The constitutional issue involved the first amendment. freedom of speech and protest The court ruled 5:4 that Johnson did not do anything wrong because he was protesting. This makes this a landmark case.
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