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Dennis v. United States


The "clear and present danger" test lasted until Dennis v. United States.
  U.S. Supreme Court case that replaced the "clear and present danger" test with a "balancing test" for restrictions on free speech (1951)
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The court held that government did not need to wait until the moment before an illegal action was to be executed if  "Government is aware
that a group aiming at its overthrow is attempting to indoctrinate
its members and to commit them to a course whereby they will
strike when the leaders feel the circumstances permit."
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Dennis v. United States , Roe v. Wade [7] , Brown v. Board of Education [8] , Dred Scott Decision [8] , Lemon v. Kurtzman [9] , Loving v. Virginia [9] , New York Times Co. v. Sullivan [9] , Plessy v. Ferguson [9]
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