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United States v. Stevens
No. 08-769

Title:

    United States v. Stevens

Subject:

    First Amendment, Constitutional Law

Question:

    Section 48 of Title 18 of the United States Code prohibits the knowing creation, sale, or possession of a depiction of a live animal being intentionally maimed, mutilated, tortured, wounded, or killed, with the intention of placing that depiction in interstate or foreign commerce for commercial gain, where the conduct depicted is illegal under Federal law or the law of the State in which the creation, sale, or possession takes place, and the depiction lacks serious religious, political, scientific, educational, journalistic, historical, or artistic value.

    The question presented is whether 18 U.S.C. 48 is facially invalid under the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.

Decisions:

Resources:

Briefs:

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Counsel of Record

For Petitioner:

Elena Kagan
Neal Kumar Katyal
Office of the Solicitor General
Washington, DC

For Respondent:

Patricia A. Millett
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Washington, DC



 

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