Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International, Inc.
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Apr 22, 2013
|Jun 20, 2013||6-2||Roberts||OT 2012|
Holding: The requirement that nongovernmental organizations wishing to receive funding from the federal government for HIV and AIDS programs overseas adopt a policy explicitly opposing prostitution violates the First Amendment.
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Judgment: Affirmed, 6-2, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on June 20, 2013. Justice Scalia filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Thomas joined. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.
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