Religious Law

First Amendment

Sermon subpoena request was overbroad, Houston mayor acknowledges

U.S. Supreme Court

Abercrombie’s refusal to hire teen with hijab to be reviewed by SCOTUS

Supreme Court Report

A ‘Facial’ Challenge: Inmate’s right to wear a beard is among cases coming up this term

The Modern Law Library

How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case (podcast)

Religious Law

Inmate sues for right to Satanic worship

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS religion cases ‘flying under the radar’ involve beards, signs and passports

Religious Law

Atheist who wouldn’t take ‘so help me God’ oath isn’t allowed to re-enlist, group says

Religious Law

6th Circuit reverses hate-crime convictions of Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks

Trials & Litigation

Archbishop drops lawsuit against satanist group after leader agrees to return consecrated host

Health Law

Ex-patient sues hospital and rabbi because his amputated leg was cremated

National Pulse

Lawyers look for secular solutions to the Orthodox Jewish divorce problem

Religious Law

Satanists assert a Hobby Lobby exemption from abortion informed-consent laws

Religious Law

Cross-shaped beam found in 9/11 rubble may be displayed in Ground Zero museum, 2nd Circuit says

Religious Law

Hobby Lobby win boosts profile of religious-liberty law firm

Religious Law

Atheists ready to deliver invocations after Supreme Court ruling

Religious Law

Secular humanists must be allowed to officiate marriages in Indiana, 7th Circuit says

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS issues second hit to contraceptive mandate; dissenters claim order rewrites Hobby Lobby

U.S. Supreme Court

Contraceptive mandate is overturned for closely held companies with religious objections

Around the Blawgosphere

Taking on SCOTUS’ own ‘buffer zone’ | Ability as a witness can outweigh top expert credentials

Health Law

School policy banning unvaccinated students during infection risk is upheld by federal judge