Suit accusing SF State of anti-Semitism is dismissed
Friday, 9 March 2018 A lawsuit accusing San Francisco State University officials of tolerating and encouraging hostility toward Jews on campus was dismissed Friday by a federal judge, who said the plaintiffs had offered no evidence that administrators showed religious hostility in incidents like the disruption of a speech by Jerusalem’s mayor. But U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said he would consider letting the case proceed if the plaintiffs, a group of Jewish students and their supporters, filed a more convincing case within 20 days. The suit, filed in June, claimed the university had “fostered and sanctioned anti-Semitism from the highest levels.
Voting rights groups that charge that Ohio's congressional map was unfairly manipulated by state Republicans will have their say in federal court. The trial for a lawsuit filed last year against state..