Religious Law

U.S. Supreme Court

State’s denial of funds for church playground will be considered by SCOTUS

Constitutional Law

Lawyer files suit seeking to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency

Legal Ethics

Texas governor opposes plan to deny CLE credit for program on Christian ethical perspectives

Religious Law

Court: Christians rejected as foster parents for spanking kids suffered no constitutional violation

Civil Rights

Catholic prep school broke state law by rescinding job offer to man in same-sex marriage, judge says

Judiciary

Censure is recommended for apologetic judge who remarked on ‘temptresses’ who are ‘asking for it’

Immigration Law

Would SCOTUS uphold Trump’s plan to bar Muslim immigrants?

Judiciary

Does Posner resort to a ‘cheap debater’s trick’ in skewering Scalia’s ‘majoritarian theocracy’?

Civil Rights

‘Pastafarian’ wears colander for driver’s license photo after state OKs exception to headgear rule

Religious Law

State AG’s civil suit claims church congregation failed to report congregant’s sex with teen

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS will hear challenge by nonprofits objecting to contraceptive-coverage opt-out procedure

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Buying a bamboo floor? This company requires religious arbitration; courts uphold clauses

Criminal Justice

Parents, 4 others charged in fatal beating of teen at church

Religious Law

Kim Davis may have circumvented court orders with modified marriage-license forms, filing says

Law Schools

Businessman donates $10M to establish new Islamic law center at Yale Law School

Religious Law

Pope Francis puts annulments on a fast track, says bishops can hear uncontested cases

Religious Law

Muslim flight attendant files EEOC complaint, says she was suspended for refusing to serve alcohol

Religious Law

Kentucky clerk who won’t issue same-sex marriage licenses is ordered to go to jail

Religious Law

This group is defending Kentucky clerk and others who refuse to issue gay-marriage licenses

Constitutional Law

Judge rules for group with moral, rather than religious, objections to contraceptive mandate