Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Anti-Terrorism Law Trumps Free Speech

The U. S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today that anti-terrorism laws are constitutional even when they have an adverse impact on free speech. Justice John Paul Stevens joined the conservative majority, while Justices Breyer, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor dissented from Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion. Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project. Opinion here. At issue was [...]
read more

share
See more about: Supreme Court

Stevens sending signals

Politics / US Politics : Political Animal (5 years ago)

STEVENS SENDING SIGNALS.... Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has been fairly transparent about his intention to retire from the bench. Last fall, the high court's oldest member hired only a single law clerk -- as a rule, that... Read Post

Morning Bits

US Politics / Conservative : Right Turn (2 days ago)

The Supreme Court stirs the pot once again. “The Supreme Court has stopped Arizona from enforcing a law that restricts access to abortion-inducing drugs until a legal challenge to the rules plays out in the courts. The justices left... Read Post

Retired justice says Supreme Court likely to uphold health care law (The Lookout)

News : The Lookout (3 years ago)

The Lookout - Ninety-one-year-old retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens told Bloomberg News that he thinks President Obama's health care law will pass constitutional muster. He referenced a 2005 Supreme Court decision that... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC