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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Concordia University School of Law

Monday, May 2, 2005

Supreme Court and Solomon Amendment

According to a variety of news sources, the Supreme Court has granted review to the case of Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights, No. 04-1152.  The issue is:  Does a federal statute that denies federal funding for law schools that deny military recruiters the same access to campus given other employers violate the schools' First Amendment right to oppose discrimination against gays and lesbians?

SCOTUSblog has a more detailed discussion concerning the case and the important issues it raises.  [bm]

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