"The New Law of Religion: Hobby Lobby rewrites religious-freedom law in ways that ignore everything that came before."
Law professors Micah Schwartzman
, Richard Schragger
, and Nelson Tebbe
have this jurisprudence essay
online today at Slate.
"Supreme Court 101: Top takeaways from big rulings of the term."
Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has this report
"High court grants Wheaton College plea":
The Associated Press has a report
that begins, "A divided Supreme Court has agreed to allow an evangelical college in Illinois that objects to paying for contraceptives in its health plan to avoid filling out a government document that the college says would violate its religious beliefs."
Update: You can view today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and the dissent therefrom, at this link (via Rick Hasen).
Adam Liptak of The New York Times has a news update headlined "Supreme Court Order Suspends Contraception Rule for Christian College."
Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has a news update headlined "Supreme Court sides with Christian college in birth control case."
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined "Supreme Court OKs another religious birth control exemption."
Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has a news update headlined "High Court Female Justices Dissent From Wheaton Contraception Order; Justices Sotomayor, Ginsburg and Kagan File 17-Page Dissent to Majority's Order."
Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has a report headlined "College wins U.S. top court temporary exemption on Obamacare birth control."
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Religious College Shielded by Court on Birth Control Form."
At "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times," Marcia Coyle has a post titled "Justices Grant Religious College an Injunction Over Contraception."
And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Broader right to object to birth control."
"Aspen Ideas Festival panel reviews recent Supreme Court decisions; In many cases, Supreme Court sharply divided":
The Aspen Daily News has this report
Online via YouTube, you can access video from the event.
"Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling Yields Polarized Debate": This audio segment
appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition
"Supreme Court reveals its class bias":
Columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. has this essay
online at The Washington Post.
"As Supreme Court Term Ends, Journalist Examines Its Decisions":
Yesterday's broadcast of NPR's "Fresh Air
" included this audio segment
featuring Adam Liptak of The New York Times.
"The Supreme Court: A year of drama and dissent; The Roberts court quietly paves the way for big changes." This article
appears in the July 5, 2014 print edition of The Economist.
"Cooley Law School loses 6th Circuit defamation appeal":
Debra Cassens Weiss has this post
at the ABA Journal's "Law News Now" blog reporting on a ruling
that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
"Rightward Bound: 'Uncertain Justice' and 'Scalia.'"
In this upcoming Sunday's Sunday Book Review section of The New York Times, Jeff Shesol will have this essay
reviewing "Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution
," by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz, and "Scalia: A Court of One
," by Bruce Allen Murphy.
"Beshear defends birthrate argument against gay marriage": This front page article
appears in today's edition of The Louisville Courier-Journal.
"When The Taliban Meets Hobby Lobby":
Steve Coll has this blog post
online at The New Yorker.
At his "Jost On Justice" blog, Kenneth Jost has a post titled "Ginsburg's Misfire in Birth Control Case Dissent."
And in related news coverage, Kaiser Health News has a report headlined "Did The Supreme Court Tip Its Hand On Contraception Cases Yet To Come?"