554 ABA Journal Religious Law articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday evening agreed to consider a Texas inmate’s request to have a Baptist pastor lay hands on him and pray out loud during his execution.
Sep 9, 2021 10:09 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a federal judge’s refusal to block a mask mandate in a challenge brought by a Catholic elementary school in Lansing, Michigan.
Aug 24, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
There’s a sense that implementing mandatory vaccine policies could be difficult for employers—particularly when employees are not seeking religious or medical accommodations and instead fall into the “I don’t want to” group.
Aug 19, 2021 1:30 PM CDT
A Maine church and Christian residents of a county in Missouri have failed in their lawsuits challenging COVID-19 restrictions that have since been lifted.
Aug 3, 2021 9:38 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has affirmed dismissal of a conservative Christian group’s lawsuit alleging
that the Southern Poverty Law Center defamed the church by designating it a hate group.
Jul 29, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
A Colorado anti-discrimination law can be used to compel a website designer who wants to create wedding websites to offer her services to people celebrating same-sex marriages, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Jul 28, 2021 2:10 PM CDT
A federal judge likely erred when he banned
chaplain prayers in a Texas courtroom, a federal appeals court ruled earlier this month.
Jul 21, 2021 12:40 PM CDT
Last month, the U.S. Senate confirmed Zahid Quraishi as the first Muslim American federal judge in U.S. history.
Jul 13, 2021 9:45 AM CDT
What are the takeaways from the most recent U.S. Supreme Court term? Several Supreme Court journalists are answering that question in stories that look at split decisions and consensus, the likely median justice and the justices most to the right.
Jul 7, 2021 10:50 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider the constitutionality of a Maine tuition assistance program that can’t be used at schools that teach religion.
Jul 2, 2021 11:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday let stand a victory for a same-sex couple who were told by a Christian florist that she would not provide flowers for their wedding.
Jul 2, 2021 10:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Philadelphia violated the free exercise clause when it refused to contract with a Catholic foster care agency that refuses to place children with same-sex couples.
Jun 17, 2021 10:01 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is opposing an attempt by Christian colleges to intervene in a lawsuit by asserting that it can defend a religious exemption that allows the schools to discriminate against LGBTQ students.
Jun 9, 2021 11:25 AM CDT
Judge rules against courtroom prayer program
A federal judge in Texas has ruled against a Texas justice of the peace in a suit claiming that he violated the establishment clause…
May 24, 2021 3:21 PM CDT
Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court’s newest justice, has aligned 100% of the time in argued cases with conservative Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil M. Gorsuch, according to an analysis by CNN reporter Joan Biskupic.
May 6, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
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