Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Osmond K. Fraenkel, with whom Mr. A.L. Wirin was on the brief, on the reargument for petitioner in No. 1. Mr. Wirin on the original brief and argument.
Mr. T.B. Cosgrove, with whom Messrs. John N. Cramer and F.B. Yoakum, Jr. were on the brief, for petitioners in No. 3.
Mr. Allen W. Ashburn, with whom Messrs. J.H. O'Connor, Wm. B. McKesson, and Michael G. Luddy were on the brief, for respondents.
Supreme Court of United States.
Argued October 18, 21, 1940 (No. 19, 1940 Term).
MR. JUSTICE BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.
These two cases, while growing out of different circumstances and concerning different parties, both relate to the scope of our national constitutional policy safeguarding free speech and a free press. All of the petitioners were adjudged guilty and fined for contempt of court by the Superior Court of Los Angeles...
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