Supreme Court Rules Against Child Online Protection Act

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 29, 2004

In a 5-4 decision today (Ashcroft v. ACLU), the Supreme Court held that “The Third Circuit was correct to affirm the District Court’s ruling that enforcement of COPA (Pub. Law 105-277) should be enjoined because the statute likely violates the First Amendment.”

  • For additional documentation and commentary on this case, see the following references: Ashcroft v. ACLU II; Cornell’s Legal Information Institute, SCOTUSBlog, and AP, and this EFF press release.
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