This Day in Jewish History 1971: Court Finds for Jacket in 'Fuck the Draft' Case

Paul Robert Cohen's lawyer realized that he had to accustom the justices to That Word. In court. And he did.

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On June 7, 1971, the U.S. Supreme handed down its decision in the case of Cohen v California. Though the justice who wrote the majority opinion originally characterized the case as a “peewee”, in fact it set...