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United States v. Stevens

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-769 3rd Cir. Oct 6, 2009
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Apr 20, 2010 8-1 Roberts OT 2009
 
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Holding: A federal statute that criminalizes depictions of animal cruelty in videotapes and other commercial media is unconstitutional.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 8-1, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on April 20, 2010. Justice Alito dissented.

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