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The Supreme Court cases, Schenck v. United States (1919), Dennis v. United States (1951),and Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969) each deal with the issue of incitement speech. Each create tests for determining what is incitement speech which is not protected under the First Amendment. Each of these cases took place during times with tense political climates, World War One, the Cold War, and the Civil Rights Movement. This had an impact on the outcomes of these cases.
History, Government, Law & National Security
Incitement Speech, Schenck v. United States, Dennis v. United States, Brandenburg v. Ohio, Supreme Court
George, Kimberly, "The Importance of the Time’s Political Climate in Cases of Incitement" (2021). Student Research Poster Presentations 2021. 10.