Religious Law

Religious Law

Judge says church protesters are trespassers, rejects their counterclaim for money spent on repairs

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs city’s ban on holiday displays, says ‘heckler’s veto’ doctrine doesn’t apply

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts rabbi, acquits son in kidnapping-conspiracy case related to religious divorces

Religious Law

Making the Bible the official book of Tennessee would violate Constitution, state AG says

Religious Law

Should air travelers switch seats for passengers with religious scruples? Paralegal holds her ground

Religious Law

Yoga classes in public schools don’t amount to religious instruction, appeals court says

Legislation & Lobbying

Arkansas governor says he won’t sign religious freedom bill without changes

Religious Law

State lawmakers consider bills allowing businesses to refuse to serve gay couples

Religious Law

3rd Circuit rules against religious employers who object to contraceptive-coverage opt-out procedure

Religious Law

Judge acquits man accused of putting First Amendment sticker on courthouse church directory

Religious Law

Vatican names former sex-crimes prosecutor to lead appellate board for priests accused of abuse

U.S. Supreme Court

Prison beard ban violates Muslim inmate’s statutory religious rights, SCOTUS rules

Consumer Law

Florist who refused flowers for same-sex wedding can be held personally liable for her actions

Criminal Justice

Baltimore bishop faces DUI and texting-while-driving charges in hit-and-run death

National Pulse

International law bar takes aim at overbroad bans on Shariah law

Constitutional Law

Which state constitutions still ban atheists from public office?

Religious Law

Nativity scene on courthouse lawn has disclaimer; lawyer’s family sponsors the display

Religious Law

Priests group says it won’t comply with DC Circuit ruling upholding contraceptive opt-out procedure

Religious Law

Humanist sues Navy over denial of his chaplain application

Religious Law

Posner researches Chabad online; Bauer explains his ‘religious inclinations’ concurrence