Looking for a Supreme Court case that involves freedom of speech and will be decided on the basis of constitutional avoidance? The Court granted cert yesterday to a case involving those issues, according to the Times.
One of the plaintiffs in the case is Robert J. Milavetz, a 73-year-old lawyer from Minnesota. In the 1960s and 1970s, he represented conscientious objectors and people accused of violating obscenity laws. The new free-speech battleground, he says, is whether the government can gag lawyers seeking to help their clients arrange their financial affairs.