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Keyishian v. Board of Regents

Keyishian v. Board of Regents
Argued November 17, 1966
Decided January 23, 1967
Full case name Keyishian, et al. v. Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York, et al.
Citations 385 U.S. 589 (more)
87 S. Ct. 675; 17 L. Ed. 2d 629; 1967 U.S. LEXIS 2454
States cannot prohibit employees from being members of the Communist Party. Such laws are overbroad and too vague.
Court membership
Case opinions
Majority Brennan, joined by Warren, Black, Douglas, Fortas
Dissent Clark, joined by Harlan, Stewart, White


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