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Boy Scouts of America v. Dale

Docket No.: 99-699
Argued: April 26, 2000
Decided: June 28, 2000


Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Act, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Title VII, protected activities, racial discrimination, racial segregation

Petitioner: Boy Scouts of America
Respondent: Dale

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY No. 99-699. Argued April 26, 2000-Decided June 2
Supreme Court Docket

530 U.S. 640 (2000)

Does the application of New Jersey's public accommodations law violate the Boy Scouts' First Amendment right of expressive association to bar homosexuals from serving as troop leaders?

Boy Scouts of America v. Dale

April 26, 2000

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Boy Scouts of America, 4 vote(s) against

Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
Case Documents

1Opinion in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
2Opinion in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
Additional documents for this case are pending review.