Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions. Kevin Johnson has our preview.

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Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

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

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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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