Brief Fact Summary. The Petitioner, Frohwerk (Petitioner), was convicted of attempting to cause disloyalty, mutiny and refusal of duty in the military of the Respondent, the United States (Respondent).
Synopsis of Rule of Law. Speech that could incite the audience to react negatively to the war efforts may be restricted without violating the United States Constitution (Constitution).
Issue. Are Petitioner’s First Amendment constitutional rights violated by this conviction?
Held. No. It is possible that this paper was read by those in military service or subject to service who would react by opposing the war efforts.
Intent to accomplish an object cannot be alleged more clearly than by stating that the parties conspired to accomplish it.View Full Point of Law