Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

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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