One of the more interesting cases upcoming at the Supreme Court involves the legacy of the controversial Blaine amendments, which many states use to restrict public financial aid to religious-affiliated institutions.
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The Supreme Court, acting with no sign of dissent, moved on Wednesday to interrupt at least temporarily a series of lower court rulings that would bar employee-benefits companies from claiming that they operate “church plans” and thus are exempt from federal regulatory laws.
“Sister Wives” TV star Kody Brown is taking his case to Washington, as his attorneys have filed a last-ditch Supreme Court appeal in Brown’s “plural family” case.
Lyle Denniston, our Supreme Court correspondent, looks a Senate subcommittee’s demand for information from an online publisher about how it conducts its business – and a potential First Amendment conflict that could merit the Supreme Court’s attention.
The recent stance by National Football League player Colin Kaepernick about standing for the National Anthem is drawing a lot of attention to the proper customs and legal issues related to a person’s behavior during the anthem’s playing.