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Alliance for Open Society International, Inc. v. US Agency for International Development, 15-974

Held that the U.S. government could not constitutionally deny funding to fight HIV/AIDS abroad based on a foreign organization's failure to adopt a policy explicitly opposing prostitution and sex trafficking. Affirmed the issuance of a permanent injunction on First Amendment grounds. The government had been interpreting a related 2013 Supreme Court decision narrowly.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/12/20


  • Parker


  • United States Second Circuit


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