Washington DC: Supreme Court, 1936. 8p., wraps slightly browned, horizontal crease, ink stamp of the Chicago Civil Liberties Commitee on the front wrap and the ACLU on the rear wrap.
De Jonge was organizing and speaking at a Portland, Oregon Communist Party meeting in 1934 that was broken up the police. He was arrested, tried and convicted for violating Oregon's Criminal Syndicalism. The US Supreme Court overturned the conviction as a violation of the Fourteenth Amendment in an early free speech victory.