Professor NeJaime Comments on Move by Boy Scouts to Stop Banning Gay Troop Leaders in Los Angeles Times

July 15, 2015 -- Professor Douglas NeJaime, faculty director of the Williams Institute, commented on a vote by the Boy Scouts of America to let local organizations select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation. His comments appear in a Los Angeles Times article.

Douglas NeJaime, faculty director of the UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute, a think tank on LGBT legal issues, said it is unclear whether the Boy Scouts would win the Dale case if litigated today.

But he agreed that the religious organizations that charter Boy Scout troops are protected under the law to discriminate in selecting volunteers.

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