Roaring 20's court cases

Significant court cases that captured Americas eye

Schenck vs. United States (1919)

Schenck vs. United States changed the interpretation of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution concerning freedom of speech during times of war, according to J Rank. The case established the “clear and present danger” rule which did not require desirable objectives to take place in order to be punishable by law.