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Board of Regents Univ. Wisc. v. Southworth

Docket No.: 98-1189
Argued: November 9, 1999
Decided: March 22, 2000

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, Miscellaneous, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, student speech

Petitioner: Board of Regents Univ. Wisc.
Respondent: Southworth

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 151 F.3d 717
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


529 U.S. 217 (2000)
Question:

May public universities and colleges subsidize campus groups by means of a mandatory student activity fee without violating the First Amendment rights of students who find some campus groups objectionable?

Board of Regents Univ. Wisc. v. Southworth
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 09, 1999

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Board of Regents Univ. Wisc., 0 vote(s) against

Board of Regents Univ. Wisc. v. Southworth
Case Documents

1Opinion in Board of Regents Univ. Wisc. v. Southworth
2Opinion in Board of Regents Univ. Wisc. v. Southworth
Additional documents for this case are pending review.