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A.Q. v. Board of Education of Lindenhurst Union Free School District

Group no longer denied access to benefits offered to other student clubs

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Lindenhurst Union Free School District officials repeatedly denied recognition of a student-led Christian club at Lindenhurst High School. Because of the group's religious nature, members were barred from meeting in classrooms and were forced to apply for facility access as a "local community organization." After ADF attorneys filed suit, officials reversed their decision, allowing the club the enjoy the same benefits and privileges as other student groups.

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David A. Cortman
David A. Cortman
Senior Counsel, Vice President of U.S. Litigation
David A. Cortman serves as senior counsel and vice president of U.S. litigation with Alliance Defending Freedom.