VAGUENESS

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Federal law empowers the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “the Commission”) to regulate the broadcasting of indecent or profane language. See 18 U.S.C. § 1464; Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FCC, 613 F.3d 317, 319–...

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Federal law empowers the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “the Commission”) to regulate the broadcasting of indecent or profane language. See 18 U.S.C. § 1464; Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FCC, 613 F.3d 317, 319–...

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Oral argument: Jan. 10, 2012

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (July 13, 2010)

In 2002 and 2003, the Federal Communications Commission reprimanded Fox Television for fleeting profanities that appeared...

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Appealed from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Dec. 10, 2007)

Oral argument: Feb. 23, 2010

MATERIAL SUPPORT, TERRORIST ORGANIZATION, VAGUENESS, AEDPA, IRTPA

It is illegal to...

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In 1996, Congress passed the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (“AEDPA”). See Humanitarian Law Project v. Mukasey, 552 F.3d 916, 920 (9th Cir. 2009). The AEDPA permits the Secretary of State to designate an...

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In 1996, Congress passed the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (“AEDPA”). See Humanitarian Law Project v. Mukasey, 552 F.3d 916, 920 (9th Cir. 2009). The AEDPA permits the Secretary of State to designate an...

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation started investigating Samuel James Johnson’s participation in the Aryan Liberation Movement (“Movement”) in 2010. See United States v. Johnson, No. 12-3123, 2013 WL 3924353, at *1 (8th Cir. 2013). Johnson intended to...

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Section 211B.11, entitled “Election Day Prohibitions,” of the Minnesota Fair Campaign Practices Act regulates behavior “near polling places.” Minn. Stat. § 211B.11. The third sentence of § 211B.11(1) on “[s]oliciting near polling places” declares that...