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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.

Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-10 2d Cir. Apr 22, 2013
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Jun 20, 2013 6-2 Roberts OT 2012
 
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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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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.   JudgmentAffirmed, 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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