The Supreme Court granted review in three cases this morning, including a challenge to the Federal government’s ban on the distribution of videos involving animal cruelty in US v. Stevens. Volokh has a great discussion of the issues at play here.

Thanks to SCOTUSblog, we have access to the cert petitions.
Opinion Below
Cert. Petition
Brief in Opposition
Reply Brief
Amicus Brief of the Humane Society of the United States


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