Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1498 9th Cir. Feb 23, 2010
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Jun 21, 2010 6-3 Roberts OT 2009
 
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Holding: The federal government may prohibit providing non-violent material support for terrorist organizations including legal services and advice without violating the free speech clause of the First Amendment.

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Judgment: Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 21, 2010. Justice Breyer dissented, joined by Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor.

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