Fox News contributor Chris Stirewalt said he was in the courtroom when the justices began their arguments.
“They were basically discussing the court’s decision in the case of [Soros’] Open Society Foundations,” he said.
“But before they even get to the discussion of whether or not to take the case, they get to a discussion of how the justices will rule on the merits of the case.”
Stirehton said the court is scheduled to hear arguments in the Open Society case on May 26.
The decision will come down at the end of May, he said, and the justices are likely to hear the case again in July.
“There’s not going to be any time for any delay.”
The decision may help explain why the Supreme Committee on the Constitution of the United States, a body created to oversee the court, is so keen to have the case heard by the full court.
That body will likely ask the court to delay the decision to allow for more time for the public to weigh in on the case.
“I think it’s an important case, and I think the court has to look at the issues of free speech and the Constitution,” said Stirewhalt.
“The Constitution protects free speech.
It doesn’t protect hate speech.”
He said that as a society, we have a moral obligation to hold the Supreme Courts accountable to the law.
“It’s just very important that we have that debate,” he added.
In addition to the case involving the Open Societies, the Supreme Judiciary Committee is also expected to consider the lawsuit brought by the Free Speech Coalition against Reddit in response to the site’s decision to remove content on the site that advocates for the death penalty and other violent ideologies.
The lawsuit is based on the idea that Reddit is violating free speech laws by allowing the creation of subreddits on the website.
The plaintiffs include the American Civil Liberties Union, the Free Press Foundation, the Southern Poverty Law Center and others.