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United States v. Alvarez

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-210 9th Cir. Feb 22, 2012
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Jun 28, 2012 6-3 Kennedy OT 2011
 
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Holding: The Stolen Valor Act, which makes it a crime to lie about having received military honors or decorations, violates the First Amendment right to freedom of speech.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Kennedy on June 28, 2012.

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