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2009-10 Supreme Court case tracker
By First Amendment Center Online staff

Case Lower court Cert. granted Oral arguments scheduled Ruling Vote
Citizens United
v.
FEC
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Nov. 14, 2008
(technically, jurisdiction noted)

News

Analysis
March 24, 2009

News

Analysis

Rehearing scheduled

News

Analysis

Reheard on Sept. 9, 2009

News

Analysis
Jan. 21, 2010

News
5-4
U.S
v.
Stevens
3rd Circuit April 20, 2009

News

Analysis
Oct. 6, 2009

News

Analysis
   
Salazar
v.
Buono
9th Circuit Feb. 23, 2009

News

Analysis
Oct. 7, 2009

News

Analysis
   
Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz
v.
U.S.


(consol. w/ U.S. v. Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz)
8th Circuit June 8, 2009

Analysis
Dec. 1, 2009    
Holder
v.
Humanitarian Law Project


(consol. w/ Humanitarian Law Project v. Holder)
9th Circuit Sept. 30, 2009

News

Analysis
Feb. 23, 2010    
Skilling
v.
U.S.
5th Circuit Oct. 13, 2009

Analysis
March 1, 2010    
Christian Legal Society
v.
Martinez
9th Circuit Dec. 7, 2009

News

Analysis
     
Doe
v.
Reed
9th Circuit Jan. 15, 2010

News
     



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Court may re-examine pretrial publicity
By Tony Mauro Ex-Enron executive argues 'massive' publicity, 'extraordinary community passion' created 'presumption of juror prejudice.' 10.14.09


Court rolls back campaign-spending limits
In Citizens United v. FEC, justices also strike down part of law that barred union, corporate ads in closing days of campaigns. 01.21.10



Court to resolve split over rules for campus clubs
By Tony Mauro 7th, 9th Circuits disagree about whether religious groups can be forced to accept members who don't share their beliefs. 12.08.09



High court appears split on constitutionality of Mojave cross
Several conservative justices seemed open to Obama administration's argument that Congress' decision to transfer land to private ownership took care of First Amendment questions. 10.07.09


High court to decide if petition signers' names are public
Gay-rights opponents in Washington state argue that publicity about them would lead to harassment. 01.15.10



High court to examine anti-terrorism law
Justices agree to review 9th Circuit ruling that portions of law, which criminalizes providing 'material support or resources' to designated terrorist groups, are unconstitutional. 09.30.09



High court won't block release of Conn. priest-abuse records
Justices also turn away appeals in several other First Amendment-related cases. 10.05.09


High court won't hear dispute over Redskins name
Move ends latest round in 17-year legal battle between NFL franchise and group of American Indians who want team to change its name. 11.16.09


High court won't reinstate suit over religious graduation speech
Erica Corder had sued after school officials in Monument, Colo., punished her for urging audience at 2006 commencement to consider Christian faith. 11.30.09




Justices refuse to revive challenge over religious graduation speech
Brittany McComb had sued Clark County, Nev., school officials after they turned off her microphone during 2006 commencement address. 11.16.09


Justices tell 2nd Circuit to reconsider release of detainee photos
Supreme Court vacates lower court's decision, citing recent change in federal law allowing pictures of detainee abuse to be withheld. 11.30.09


Justices to decide if campus group must allow gays
University of California law school has refused to recognize Christian Legal Society as official campus organization because of group's policy of exclusion. 12.07.09



Justices won't review Fla. Pledge of Allegiance law
ACLU argued 11th Circuit ruling would undermine 1943 high court precedent that schoolkids couldn't be forced to salute flag, say Pledge. 10.05.09



Justices zero in on Congress’ role in Mojave-cross dispute
By Tony Mauro Decision may raise question: Can government make violations go away by 'privatizing' aspects of the case? 10.08.09


Provocative docket raises hackles over animals, religion
By Tony Mauro Justices also will hear cases involving campaign finance, bankruptcy-lawyer speech. 09.29.09


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