Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1498 9th Cir. Feb 23, 2010
Jun 21, 2010 6-3 Roberts OT 2009

Holding: The federal government may prohibit providing non-violent material support for terrorist organizations including legal services and advice without violating the free speech clause of the First Amendment.

Judgment: Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on June 21, 2010. Justice Breyer dissented, joined by Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor.

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