Christian Society Chapter of University of California v. Kane, 319 Fed. Appx. 645 (9th Cir. 2009) [2009 BL 55812]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: This case is unpublished as indicated by the issuing court.] Gregory Baylor, Center for Law & Religious Freedom, Timothy J. Tracey, Litigation Counsel, Religious Liberty Advocates of the Christian Legal Society, Springfield, VA, Benjamin Wyman Bull, Esquire, Chief Counsel, Gary McCaleb, Alliance Defense Fund, Scottsdale, AZ, Steven R. Burlingham, Esquire, Gary Till & Burlingham, Timothy M. Smith, Esquire, McKinley & Smith A Professional Corporation, Sacramento, CA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
Ethan P. Schulman, Esquire, Folger Levin & Kahn, LLP, Elise K. Traynum, Esquire, General Counsel Mezzanine Level, San Francisco, CA, for Defendants-Appellees.
Shannon Minter, Esquire, National Center for Lesbian Rights, San Francisco, CA, for Defendant-intervenor-Appellee.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Jeffrey S. White, District Judge, Presiding. D.C. No. CV-04-04484-JSW.
Before: KOZINSKI, Chief Judge, HUG and BEA, Circuit Judges.
The parties stipulate that Hastings imposes an open membership rule on all student groups — all groups must accept all comers as voting members even if those [*646] individuals disagree with the mission of the group. The conditions on recognition are therefore viewpoint neutral and reasonable. Truth v. Kent Sch. Dist., 542 F.3d 634, 649-50 (9th Cir. 2008).