Religious Law

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

Religious Law

Maldives enacts criminal code based on draft by law prof and students

Criminal Justice

Job offers lured men to NJ town where threats and violence procured religious divorces, feds say

Trademark Law

‘Stop the Islamization of America’ is disparaging and can’t be trademarked, Federal Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Lawyer defending academic in blasphemy case is fatally shot at office; other lawyers go on strike

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS upholds ‘chaplain of the month’ prayers before town meetings

National Pulse

Courts are hearing new challenges to tax exemptions for religion

Religious Law

Suit asks NJ school district to remove ‘under God’ from pledge of allegiance