Konigsberg v. State Bar 353 U.S. 252 (1957) 366 U.S. 36 (1961)

Author:Martin Shapiro
Pages:1541

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In Konigsberg I the Supreme Court held that refusal to answer questions about political associations was constitutionally insufficient to justify a state bar association finding of failure to demonstrate good moral character, and consequent denial of bar admission. In Konigsberg II the Court upheld a second denial of admission based on the ground that refusal to answer obstructed full investigation of the applicant's...

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