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SOGI Casebook chapters Archives: Freedom of assembly association and expression

In re Futyu Hostel, Tokyo High Court, Civil 4th Division, Japan (16 September 1997)

Procedural Posture An LGBT group called OCCUR was denied permission to stay in a government-run youth hostel by the Tokyo Educational Committee. OCCUR appealed the decision. The Tokyo District Court reversed the decision of the Committee, which then appealed to the High Court. Facts OCCUR, an LGBT group composed of young adults, stayed at Seinen […]

Gay Alliance of Students v. Matthews, United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit (28 October 1976)

Procedural Posture A Virginia district court heard the case between the Gay Alliance of Students and various members of the administration of Virginia Commonwealth University. The district court ruled for and against both parties on different points of law and both parties appealed to the Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. Facts The Gay […]