US Supreme Court: United States v Stevens – restrictions on depictions of animal cruelty held unconstitutional

26 04 2010

The decision handed down last week by the United States Supreme Court in United States v Stevens shows the radically different approach taken in the United States in relation questions of “extreme” and “offensive” freedom of expression.  The case concerned whether a federal law which prohibited depictions of animal cruelty was unconstitutional having regard to the First Amendment to the US Constitution. Read the rest of this entry »