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Fordham is appealing a ruling that allows SJP to exist as a club on campus.

Fordham Appeals Students for Justice in Palestine Court Ruling

October 8, 2019

In August 2019, Students for Justice in Palestine won its case in Awad, et al. v. Fordham University, requiring the university to recognize SJP as a university-sanctioned club. Now, the university has appealed to the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

(Courtesy of Victor Ordonez)

Court Directs Fordham to Recognize SJP as a University-Sanctioned Club

August 6, 2019

The Court ruled to annul Fordham's decision to reject SJP's 2016 club proposal and directed the university to recognize the club.

(Courtesy of Victor Ordonez)

Legal Battle Over SJP Continues With Hearing

January 24, 2018

By Aislinn Keely The legal battle over the lack of club status for a Fordham chapter of Students For Justice in Palestine (SJP) continued over winter break. A hearing on Jan. 3 saw SJP counsel Adam Levine argue against the motio...

SJP Files Lawsuit Against University

SJP Files Lawsuit Against University

May 3, 2017

By Victor Ordonez Several Fordham students filed a lawsuit against the university on April 26 over its refusal to grant club status to Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). These students will be represented by the Center for C...

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