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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project
Citation:561 U.S. 1, 130 S.Ct. 2705, 177 L.Ed.2d 355 (2010)
Humanitarian Law Project (Plaintiff) was a civil rights organization that sought to donate aid to certain foreign organizations. However, their activities were prohibited by an anti-terrorism statute, 18 U.S.C. 2339B. The statute prohibited the provision of “material support or resources” to certain foreign organizations that engage in terrorist activity. The plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Holder (Defendant) challenging the validity of the law, arguing that it violate their right to free speech.
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