40 W. St. U. L. Rev. 105 (2012-2013)
The University Marketplace of Ideas under Threat: Why Religious Student Groups on California's Public University Campuses Need to Follow the Rules

handle is hein.journals/wsulr40 and id is 109 raw text is: The University Marketplace of Ideas Under Threat:
Why Religious Student Groups on California's
Public University Campuses Need
to Follow the Rules
INTRODUCTION .................................................. 105
I. THE LECTURE OF THE ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE ..................... 106
A. Criminal Charges, Jury Trial, and Conviction of Members of the
Irvine 11   .......................................... 107
B. Was the Planned Disruption of Oren's Lecture an Isolated
Incident? ....   ....................................... 108
C. Was the Arrest of the Irvine 11 and the Criminal Convictions of
Ten of its Members a Violation of the First Amendment Right to
Free Speech?         ........................................ 109
D. In re Kay and Cal. Penal Code Section 403 .................. 110
1. Nature of the Assembly  ............................. 111
2. Knowing Violation of the Custom, Usage, or Rule of the
Meeting     ......................................... 111
3. Significant Disruption  ............................... 113
E. Campus Free Speech Under Threat...  ..................... 113
II. CHRISTIAN FRATERNITIES, CHRISTIAN SORORITIES, AND UNIVERSITY
NONDISCRIMINATION POLICIES ..    ............................... 114
A. The Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause of the
First Amendment, and the Equal Protection Clause of the
Fourteenth Amendment.................................. 116
B. The End of a Legal Crusade?  ............................ 117
C. Alpha Delta Chi: An Epilogue to Christian Legal Society v.
Martinez.    ........................................... 117
D. Why the Alpha Delta Chi and Christian Legal Society Decisions
Further Good Public Policy .... ........................ 118
CONCLUSION............................................................... 120
INTRODUCTION
Religious student groups contribute to the diverse landscape of university
campuses.' However, lately, their contributions have been marked by controversy.
Muslim student groups' role in interrupting lectures given by high profile, pro-Israel
public figures can be hailed as courageous displays of civil disobedience, but also
condemned as unlawful disruptions intended to silence alternative viewpoints.
1. This article focuses on Muslim and Christian student groups in particular because they recently have
been the most controversial.

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