New York Times v. United States

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SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
403 U.S. 713
New York Times v. United States
CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
No. 1873 Argued: June 26, 1971 --- Decided: June 30, 1971 [*]

The United States, which brought these actions to enjoin publication in the New York Times and in the Washington Post of certain classified material, has not met the "heavy burden of showing justification for the enforcement of such a [prior] restraint."