The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to the anti-bias rules used by San Diego State University to deny recognition to a Christian fraternity and sorority. As is the norm when the Supreme Court declines appeals, it issued no statement explaining why it opted not to hear the case.
Since the case was filed, San Diego State has changed its anti-bias rules with regard to student organizations (although the new rules would still deny recognition to the Christian Greeks). So it is unclear whether the appeal was rejected because the case is moot (as the university argued in briefs), because the old rules were legally appropriate (as the university argued previously), or because the Supreme Court did not want to return to the issue of public colleges' ...TAGGED: Supreme Court
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