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Hobby Lobby Decision Creates Costly Uncertainty

What happened to the Establishment Clause? Much will be written in the coming days about the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ]. Here’s my two cents: Justice Ginsburg got it right when she noted...

Will Hobby Lobby Give Title VII Fits?

Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores [pdf] , holding that a closely held corporation is a “person” that can hold a religious “belief” for purposes of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (which prohibits the federal government from taking any action...

Six Reasons Why Hobby Lobby Does Not Spell “Doom” For Women

I was interviewed yesterday by Colin O’Keefe of LXBN-TV on the impact of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], and I did a “quick and dirty” post on the decision the day it was issued . Since that...

What Does It Mean Now That My Employer Has a Religion?

Or, Crazy Stuff The Supreme Court Did While I Was On Vacation So there I am in California, land of actual employee rights, when I see the Supremes ruled on a case involving Hobby Lobby. As I'm reading the opinion, I'm thinking maybe I just have vacation brain. I can't be reading this right...

Michigan's Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Heading for Righteous Trouble?

It was anticipated that this lame duck session of the Michigan legislature would see a bill to amend the state's civil rights act to add protection to prevent discrimination based on an individual's sexual orientation and gender identity, and a bill modeled after the federal religious freedom...