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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 (5 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

Is Justice Stevens Signaling Plans to Retire?

Politics / US Politics : Washington Wire (5 years ago)

Is this the way a 33-year run on the Supreme Court will end? Not with a bang but with whispered speculation about clerk hires? It seems like, well, maybe. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has hired fewer law clerks than usual... 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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