Arizona State School of Law refused to recognize the Christian Legal Society because of its faith standards for voting members and leaders – even though the group makes all meetings and events open to everyone. After CLS filed suit, the university ultimately settled the case, exempting religious student groups from the “religion” clause of the “nondiscrimination” rule and recognizing that CLS’s faith and conduct standards were not “sexual orientation” discrimination prohibited under the rule.
Institution: Arizona State University
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Topic: Freedom of Association