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June 30, 2020

ASA WINS MAJOR VICTORY IN FEDERAL COURT OF APPEALS: Judges Affirm Dismissal of Lawsuit Filed by Bronner, et al. against ASA

In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the lawsuit filed against the American Studies Association (ASA), its executive director, and eight former ASA officers or committee members: Lisa Duggan, J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Sunaina Maira, Curtis Marez, Jasbir Puar, Chandan Reddy, Steven Salaita, and Neferti Tadiar. The definitive judgment rebukes the arguments advanced in the federal courts by four persons (Simon Bronner, Michael Rockland, Michael Barton, and Charles Kupfer) who have disputed the ASA’s endorsement of the boycott of Israeli academic institutions. The ...(Read more)

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