|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-1125||1st Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: Whether a citizen’s political and religious speech may constitute provision of “material support or resources” to a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) under the “coordination” rubric of Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, when the government conceded that petitioner was not instructed by the FTO, and the evidence showed that he did not interact with the FTO, but rather viewed, translated, and disseminated materials of his own choosing, while expressing moral support for certain views of the FTO, and associating on the Internet with persons who the government claims had themselves associated with the FTO.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 17 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 18, 2014)|
|Apr 9 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 19, 2014.|
|May 16 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including June 18, 2014.|
|Jun 9 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including July 14, 2014.|
|Jul 10 2014||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including July 25, 2014.|
|Jul 25 2014||Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed.|
|Aug 12 2014||Reply of petitioner Tarek Mehanna filed. (Distributed)|
|Aug 13 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.|
|Oct 6 2014||Petition DENIED.|
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