Albany, NY—The Court of Appeals of the State of New York today rejected demands by animal rights groups seeking to prevent Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City from participating in a millennia-old religious ritual known as Kaporos. First Liberty Institute and the law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP filed […]
The recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Mississippi House Bill 1523, the “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Religious Discrimination Act” is the latest, but not likely the last, word in an ongoing American conversation on religious liberty.
Salem, Ore. – Today, the Oregon Court of Appeals heard the case of Aaron and Melissa Klein, a couple who lost their bakery for running their business according to their religious beliefs. During the oral arguments, the Kleins’ attorneys argued that the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) violated […]
PORTLAND, OR, April 25, 2016 – First Liberty Institute and Boyden Gray, former White House Counsel for President George H. W. Bush, filed a brief with the Oregon Court of Appeals on behalf of Aaron and Melissa Klein, an Oregon couple who lost their bakery for running their business according […]
On Wednesday, April 27, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) will hear the case of Monifa Sterling, a Marine court-martialed for refusing to take down a Bible verse she had posted in her workplace. The CAAF, which is the highest military court in America, will consider whether […]