Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in United States v. Sanchez-Gomez. Howard Wasserman has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh. Ronald Mann has our preview.

United States v. Stevens

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-769 3rd Cir. Oct 6, 2009
Apr 20, 2010 8-1 Roberts OT 2009

Holding: A federal statute that criminalizes depictions of animal cruelty in videotapes and other commercial media is unconstitutional.

Judgment: Affirmed, 8-1, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on April 20, 2010. Justice Alito dissented.

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