The petition of the day is:

12-698

Issue: Whether the First Amendment allows a state to selectively criminalize defamation of the police, banning defamation expressing anti-police views while permitting knowing false statements expressing pro-police views.

Posted in Crawley v. Minnesota, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Mary Pat Dwyer, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Feb. 15, 2013, 10:19 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2013/02/petition-of-the-day-403/