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Editor's Note :

The Court has not announced its plans for next week regarding the release of opinions, if any. At this time of the Term, however, it would be unusual if there were none.

Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1371 9th Cir. Apr 19, 2010
Tr.
Jun 28, 2010 5-4 Ginsburg OT 2009

Holding: A public college does not violate the First Amendment by refusing to officially recognize a student organization unless it allows all students to join the group, even if that all comers policy requires a religious organization to admit gay students who do not adhere to the group's core beliefs.

Judgment: Affirmed and Remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on June 28, 2010. Justice Stevens and Kennedy filed concurring opinions, and Justice Alito filed a dissenting opinion, joined by Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Scalia and Thomas.

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