Background Information of Texas v Johnson

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Background Information of Texas v Johnson

Post  Abby3 on Sun Mar 11, 2012 5:22 pm

In 1984, in front of the Dallas City Hall, Gregory Lee Johnson burned an American flag as a means of protest against Reagan administration policies. Johnson was tried and convicted under a Texas law outlawing flag desecration. silent He was sentenced to one year in jail and assessed a $2,000 fine. No After the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals reversed the conviction, the case went to the Supreme Court.


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