Students Disciplined for Praying Settle Case Against College

Pacific Justice Institute: “Two college students who were disciplined for praying have achieved a settlement that retracts their discipline and pays their attorney’s fees, ending nearly two years of legal wrangling. The incident that ignited the case happened in December 2007 when an instructor at the College of Alameda complained about a private, consensual prayer in a shared faculty office between a student and a sick teacher. The administration swiftly reacted by issuing formal notices of intent to suspend both the student and a fellow bystander student, holding disciplinary hearings, and imposing written warnings . . . “