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Editor's Note :

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Ysursa v. Pocatello Education Association

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-869 9th Cir. Nov 3, 2008
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Feb 24, 2009 6-3 Roberts OT 2008

Issue: Whether, under the First Amendment, a state legislature may bar political subdivisions from making payroll deductions for political activities.

Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on February 24, 2009.

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