Free Speech, Human Rights, and Counterterrorism Laws

On February 23, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court would hear oral argument in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project and Humanitarian Law Project v.… read more

On February 23, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court would hear oral argument in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project and Humanitarian Law Project v. Holder, a constitutional challenge to application of laws such as a provision in the USA Patriot Act that make it criminal to provide “material support or resources” to groups designated as “terrorist.” Panelists previewed the arguments that the law is too vague and violates the First Amendment’s free speech and freedom of association provisions and the Fifth Amendment’s due process clause. They talked about the legal questions at issue and the likely impact of the Court’s ruling in the case.  close

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Free Speech, Human Rights, and Counterterrorism Laws

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292133-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2010

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  • Feb 20, 2010 | 7:34pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2010 | 4:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 2010 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2010 | 2:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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