Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Apr 19, 2010
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
5-4
Author
Ginsburg
Term

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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