The leak was intended to disrupt the processing of the decision and we are not going to dignify the leak or the unidentified leaker by analyzing it prematurely. As a constitutional republic we cannot go down that road without doing severe damage to the institution of the Supreme Court where there must be professional courtesy between the justices and their staffs.
This morning the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Shurtleff v. Boston (Dec’d 5/2/2022) that the city of Boston violated the free speech rights of a Christian group when it refused to allow them to participate in a city flag raising program.
A comprehensive review of retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s decisions in Free Exercise and Establishment Clause cases.
The Supreme Court will likely find that the coach’s interest in free speech and free exercise of religion is more compelling than a potential Establishment Clause violation.
Within the next couple of months, the Supreme Court is expected to hand down its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, which addresses whether a Mississippi law banning almost all abortions after 15 weeks is constitutional. This case takes aim at the two major abortion-rights cases, Roe v. Wade (1973 – lines drawn in trimesters) and Planned Parenthood […]
Biden is expected to nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.
Court to hear whether government can force dissenting artists to speak contrary to their faith.
While existing blue laws that specifically prohibit things like Sunday hunting may be disappearing, there is a movement to reintroduce the concept in ways that appeal to across the political divide.
Both the OSHA and HHS vaccine mandates provided for religious accommodation which would be enforced through the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Without a Federal OSHA requirement, RFRA may only apply to HHS cases.
The United States Supreme Court refused to issue a preliminary injunction to temporarily block a Maine rule requiring certain healthcare workers to take the COVID-19 vaccine or lose their jobs or medical practices, allowing for medical but not religious exemptions.