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CASE ENTRY

Citizens United v. Schneiderman

New York Attorney General: Nonprofits seeking to raise money from New Yorkers must turn over a list of their donors to the state each year—or face fines of $100 per day. Nonprofit: Which falls afoul of NAACP v. Alabama, where the Supreme Court held that the NAACP didn’t have identify its supporters, lest they face violent retaliation. Second Circuit: Not so. It’s unlikely this group’s donors would face similar reprisals, even if the state were to accidentally leak their names to the public.


Tags: 2018, Due Process, First Amendment, Free Speech, Retaliation, Second Circuit

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