Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
United States v. Alvarez (Granted )
Issue(s): Whether the Stolen Valor Act, 18 U.S.C. § 704(b), which makes it a crime to falsely represent that you have been awarded any decoration or medal authorized by Congress for the Armed Forces of the United States, is facially invalid under the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Joshua Matz, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 6, 2011, 2:15 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/09/petition-of-the-day-172/