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Arizona’s religious freedom debate and the Sherbert test

Posted 1 month, 19 days ago.


Arizona’s outgoing governor, Jan Brewer, faces a national spotlight as she ponders signing a bill that would either protect religious freedom, or allows discrimination against gays, depending on your viewpoint. However, the debate over SB 1062 touches on some broader constitutional issues.

Six reasons why the Greenhouse Gas cases are worth watching

Posted 1 month, 26 days ago.


In the commentary, Tom Donnelly from the Constitutional Accountability Center looks two environmental cases in front of the Supreme Court this term that could have big implications for the Clean Air Act.

Podcast: Does the Constitution Speak to Income Inequality?

Posted 2 months, 10 days ago.


The topic of income inequality and the Constitution is a hot one in public policy circles. Joining our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the constitutional aspects of the issue are William Forbath from the University of Texas- Austin School of Law and Stephen B. Presser from Northwestern University Law.

Constitution Check: Is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act unconstitutional?

Posted 2 months, 16 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at a claim that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is actually a law that advocates the establishment of religion and is unconstitutional.

Taking religious claims seriously

Posted 2 months, 18 days ago.


Lyle Denniston says an order that the Supreme Court issued late last week in a case involving a Roman Catholic order of nuns suggests that the claim has already found some sympathy among the Justices.