on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:07 am
The Court issued one opinion only today. Â In United States v. Stevens (08-769), the Court affirmed the lower court decision in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts. Â The vote was 8-1, with Justice Alito dissenting.
- Holding: The Court strikes down as substantially overbroad the federal law making it a crime to depict animal cruelty in commercial expression.
The full text of the opinion follows the jump.
No. 08-769, United States v. Stevens