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BREAKING NEWS ~ Supreme Court agrees to hear Solomon Amendment challenge

[JURIST] AP is reporting that the US Supreme Court [official website] has agreed to hear Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Insitutional Rights, 04-1152, considering whether universities may ban military recruiters from their campuses without having federal funding withdrawn under the Solomon Amendment [text]. The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals blocked enforcement of the Amendment last year. Read the appeals court opinion [PDF text] in the case. The Court also granted certiorari in Lamarque v. Chavis, 04-721. View the Court's full order list [PDF text]. The Court begins a two-week recess Monday before it will reconvene May 16.

11 AM ET - An AP story is now available online.

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