Knox v. Service Employees Int’l Union, Local 1000

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Jan 10, 2012
Tr.Aud.
Opinion
Vote
7-2
Author
Alito
Term

Holding: The case is not moot, and the First Amendment does not permit a public-sector union to impose a special assessment without the affirmative consent of a member upon whom it is imposed.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Alito on June 21, 2012. Justice Sotomayor filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Justice Ginsburg joined. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Kagan.

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