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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