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Roberts v. United States Jaycees (doc. #: 83-724) (1984)  [Findlaw]

Secondary Link Roberts v. United States Jaycees  [Legal Information Institute]
Argument Date 04/18/1984
Decided 07/03/1984
Supreme Court Vote 7-0
Supreme Court Ruling First Amendment claim sustained
Majority Opinion Brennan, J. (joined by White, J., Powell, J., & Stevens, J., & by O'Connor, J. in Pts. I & III) (Burger, C.J. & Blackmun, J., did not participate)
Concurring Opinion O'Connor, J. (concurring in part & concurring in judgment), & Rehnquist, J. (concurred in judgment)
Lower Court 8th Circuit
Lower Court Ruling First Amendment claim denied.
Oral Arguments Oral Arguments (Oyez, audio)  [Oyez]
Lawyers
For Petitioner
Richard L. Varco, Jr., Special Assistant Attorney General of Minnesota (for Appellants)

For Respondent
Carl D. Hall, Jr. (for Appellee)

Briefs
For Amicus
for Community Business Leaders by Eldon J. Spencer, Jr. (supporting Petitioner)

for Rotary International by William P. Sutter & Wm. John Kennedy (supporting Respondent)

for the Alliance for Women Membership by Danielle E. deBenedictis (supporting Petitioner)

for the American Civil Liberties Union et al. by Laurence H. Tribe, Burt Neuborne, Isabelle Katz Pinzler, E. Richard Larson & Charles S. Sims (supporting Petitioner)

for the Boy Scouts of America by Philip A. Lacovara, Malcolm E. Wheeler, George A. Davidson & David K. Park (supporting Respondent)

for the Conference of Private Organizations by Leonard J. Henzke, Jr. (supporting Respondents)

for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., by Jack Greenberg, Beth J. Lief & Judith Reed (supporting Petitioner)

for the National League of Cities et al. by Lawrence R. Velvel & Elaine D. Kaplan (supporting Petitioner)

for the National League of Cities et al. by Lawrence R. Velvel & Elaine D. Kaplan (supporting Petitioner)

for the State of New York et al. by Robert Abrams, Attorney General of New York, Lawrence S. Kahn, Rosemarie Rhodes, Shelley B. Mayer and Kim E. Greene, Assistant Attorney General, et al (supporting Petitioner)

for Women's Issues Network, Inc., by Neil H. Cogan (supporting Petitioner)

Opinion - Lower Court
United States Jaycees v. McClure, 305 N. W. 2d 764 (MN., 1981)
United States Jaycees v. McClure, 534 F. Supp. 766 (Dist. Ct., 1982)
United States Jaycees v. McClure, 709 F.2d 1560 (8th Cir., 1983)
Other
"[Jaycee] President’s Address Roberts v. United States Jaycees Revisited " (May, 2003)

Comment, "Freedom of Association After Roberts vs. United States Jaycees," 82 Mich. L. Rev. 1878 (1984)

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