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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 [...]
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Former Justice Stevens: Campaign money isn’t speech

News : The Rundown News Blog (2 months ago)

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, in 2012. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Campaign donations pay for more than political ads and should not be protected as free speech, former Supreme Court Justice John P... Read Post

Liberals to Justice Ginsburg: Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

News : Reason (14 hours ago)

Last week Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg filed the principal dissent in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., arguing that the Supreme Court's conservative majority was wrong to rule against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Ac... 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


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