Symposium: Religious freedom and the Roberts court’s doctrinal clean-up
Friday, August 7, 2020

This article is part of a SCOTUSblog symposium on the Roberts court and the religion clauses. Richard W. Garnett is the Paul J. Schierl / Fort Howard Corporation professor of law at the University of Notre Dame and is the founding director of the school’s Program on Church, State and Society. He ... .. read more..

Petitions of the week: Religious employees, religious developers and more
Thursday, August 6, 2020

This week we highlight cert petitions pending before the Supreme Court that ask the court to assess, among other things, claims of religious discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and standing requirements under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. In ... .. read more..

Symposium: The unfolding revolution in the jurisprudence of the religion clauses
Thursday, August 6, 2020

This article is part of a SCOTUSblog symposium on the Roberts court and the religion clauses. Erwin Chemerinsky is the dean and Jesse H. Choper distinguished professor of law at University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Howard Gillman is the chancellor and a professor of political science... .. read more..

Siding with jail officials, court lifts injunction that imposed coronavirus s...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday revoked a lower-court order that required a California jail to implement stricter health and safety measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The 5-4 decision to undo the lower court’s injunction is the latest in a series of emergency rulings the justi... .. read more..

Symposium: Amid polarization and chaos, the court charts a path toward peacef...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

This article is part of a SCOTUSblog symposium on the Roberts court and the religion clauses. Mark Rienzi is president of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represents parties or amici in many of the cases described below, including Bostock v. Clayton County, Little Sisters of the Poor ... .. read more..

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