Fordham hopes free-speech lawsuit will fade as last plaintiff graduates

May 8, 2019
USA Today

...Awad applied for club status in November 2015, but he and other students faced delays and questioning about their politics, including their use of the term “apartheid” and support for a boycott aimed at pressuring Israel to end its occupation.

Fordham’s student government approved the club, but the dean of students, Keith Eldredge, applied a rarely used veto to overrule the decision, saying the club would be polarizing and hurt dialogue. Students sued with representation from Palestine Legal, the Center for Constitutional Rights and cooperating counsel Alan Levine. ...

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