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Bell Ringer: The Decision in New York Times v. United States

The Decision in New York Times v. United States

In discussing the landmark Supreme Court Case New York Times v. United States (1971), attorneys Floyd Abrams and Ted Olson talked about the ruling in the case. A clip of an ABC News report announcing the decision is included. Mr. Abrams and Mr. Olson also explained the difference decisions in the case.

Description

In discussing the landmark Supreme Court Case New York Times v. United States (1971), co-counsel for the New York Times Floyd Abrams and former Soliciter General of the U.S. Ted Olson talked about the ruling in the case. A clip of an ABC News report announcing the decision is included. Mr. Abrams and Mr. Olson also explained the difference decisions in the case.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How did the Supreme Court rule in New York Times v. United States?
  • Explain the opinions in the per curiam and the concurrence.
  • Explain the opinions in the dissents.
  • What were some of the complaints that the justices had about the case? How did those conflict with the restrictions on prior restraint?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Absolutist
    • Concurrence
    • Dissent
    • First Amendment
    • Oral Arguments
    • Per Curiam
    • Prior Restraint
    • Validity

    Topics

    Supreme Court Cases

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity