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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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Obama Praises John Paul Stevens, Readies For Next Supreme Court Fight

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (4 years ago)

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has saluted retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens as an "impartial guardian" of the law, and says he'll move... 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

Recuse yourself! Conservatives freak out after Ruth Bader Ginsburg slams Texas abortion law

News : The Raw Story (14 hours ago)

Conservatives are demanding that Ruth Bader Ginsburg should recuse herself from hearing abortion cases on the U.S. Supreme Court after she made remarks about a restrictive Texas law. The Supreme Court justice said in a lengthy inter... Read Post


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