Marty Lederman

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Sixth Circuit reverses Amish beard-cutting hate crime convictions

Last week, in U.S. v. Miller , a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed the convictions of sixteen members of an Amish sect who had been charged with violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention ... [Published Washington Post - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The 6th Circuit reverses the hate-crime conviction of 15 Old Order Amish for cutting off the beards of Amish men and hair of Amish women.

Marty Lederman criticizes the court: A critical part of the majority's decision is based upon its conclusion that the evidence did not necessarily prove that the victims' religion was a but-for cause of the assaults. That conclusion strikes me as untenable ... [Published Althouse - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Too accommodating

RELIGIOUS organisations are up in arms over the latest wrinkle in the Obamacare mandate that employers provide free birth control to their employees. The odd thing is, that wrinkle is a new regulation designed to exempt them from the mandate.Huh, you ... [Published The Economist - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday round-up

Recent coverage related to the Court focuses on the release by the Department of Health and Human Services of new proposed regulations intended to comply with the Court’s June 30 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby , as well as an interim final rule ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Administration offers another contraceptive 'fix'

The Obama administration has issued new rules governing objections to contraceptive coverage by for profit companies on religious grounds.In a word: complicated.MSNBC:The new policies are intended to fill gaps left by two Supreme Court moves: The landmark ... [Published American Thinker - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Try, Try Again

The administration, hobbled by Hobby Lobby, is as regards the Affordable Care Act and the provision of ladyparts medicine to the ladies who have ladyparts. Whether this most recent accommodation will find the opposition, well, accommodating remains rather ... [Published Esquire - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

This Obama-Appointed Judge Signed off on the CIA Killing of a U.S. Citizen

David Barron now sits on the bench of the First Circuit Court of Appeals despite having given President Barack Obama the legal justification for killing an American citizen overseas without a trial.While serving in the Office of Legal Counsel , Barron ... [Published AllGov - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

7 Pages That Gave President Obama Cover to Kill Americans

Before David Barron was confirmed this year to a lifetime seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, his critics objected that the cover he gave President Obama to carry out extrajudicial killings of American citizens ought to disqualify ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Round-up

Although the round-up was on hiatus last week, news related to the Court was not.  Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit again rejected a challenge to the undergraduate admissions policies of the University of Texas at Austin.  The ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Monday round-up

The Court is now in the first full week of its summer recess, which means that wrap-ups of the Term abound.  In her review of the Term, NPR ’s Nina Totenberg observes that the unanimity which often prevailed at the Court “is illusory, often just a technical ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Meagan Hatcher-Mays & Coleman Lowndes: Watch This Fox Host Push Four Myths About Hobby Lobby In 17 Seconds

Fox News host Martha MacCallum described the pending Hobby Lobby case -- a challenge to the Affordable Care Act's requirement that all employer-sponsored health insurance cover contraceptives as part of preventive services -- by repeating four ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Marty Lederman: How to Understand Hobby Lobby: Live from La Farine CXXVI: March 25, 2014

Marty Lederman:How to understand Hobby Lobby: "It is hard to recall a Supreme Court case that has been so commonly misunderstood,in so many respects, as... Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius.... Lower ... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 25 2014]

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Volokh Conspiracy: Sixth Circuit reverses Amish... [Published Washington Post - 15 hours ago]
The 6th Circuit reverses the hate-crime convict... [Published Althouse - Aug 29 2014]
Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 26 2014]
Too accommodating [Published The Economist - Aug 25 2014]
A Hobby Lobby Patch For Obamacare [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 25 2014]
A Hobby Lobby Patch For Obamacare [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 25 2014]
Administration offers another contraceptive 'fix' [Published American Thinker - Aug 23 2014]
Try, Try Again [Published Esquire - Aug 22 2014]
Obama introduces new birth control accommodatio... [Published Salon - Aug 22 2014]
A new fix for contraceptive coverage [Published MSNBC - Aug 22 2014]
This Obama-Appointed Judge Signed off on the CI... [Published AllGov - Aug 20 2014]
7 Pages That Gave President Obama Cover to Kill... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
Round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 21 2014]
The Hidden Threat Of Hobby Lobby? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 07 2014]
Monday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 07 2014]
Where was Justice Breyer in the Wheaton College... [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 06 2014]
Godly hobbies and lobbies [Published The Reality-Based Community - Jul 01 2014]
Meagan Hatcher-Mays & Coleman Lowndes: Watch Th... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Jun 25 2014]
Monday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 23 2014]
Wednesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 18 2014]
Monday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 16 2014]
Was Taliban-for-Bergdahl Deal the Right Move? [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 04 2014]
Wednesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 04 2014]
A Problematic POW, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 03 2014]
ODNI Defends New Pre-publication Review Policy [Published Secrecy News - May 12 2014]
Wednesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - May 07 2014]
Thursday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 24 2014]
Event announcement [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 22 2014]
Wednesday Hoisted from the Archives: Me on Tim ... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 09 2014]
Wednesday Hoisted from the Archives: Me on Tim ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 09 2014]
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The 6th Circuit reverses the hate-crime convict... [Published Althouse - Aug 29 2014]
Marty Lederman criticizes the court: A critical part of the majority's decision is based upon its conclusion that the evidence did not necessarily prove that the victims' religion was a but-for cause of the assaults. That conclusion strikes me as untenable ...
Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 26 2014]
Recent coverage related to the Court focuses on the release by the Department of Health and Human Services of new proposed regulations intended to comply with the Court’s June 30 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby , as well as an interim final rule ...
A Hobby Lobby Patch For Obamacare [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 25 2014]
by Dish Staff On Friday, the Obama administration proposed a fix to the ACA’s contraceptive mandate that it hopes will render the effects of the Hobby Lobby ruling moot by providing a way for employees of closely-held corporations with religious objections ...
Round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 21 2014]
Although the round-up was on hiatus last week, news related to the Court was not.  Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit again rejected a challenge to the undergraduate admissions policies of the University of Texas at Austin.  The ...
The Hidden Threat Of Hobby Lobby? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 07 2014]
As the dust settles a little, a few scholars are fine-tuning their critiques and analysis. Marty Lederman echoes the alarm sounded in Slate about the radical view of Justice Alito (but not Anthony Kennedy and thereby the majority) that the RFRA undid ...
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