Tag Archives: Religion

Busy Day Today for Legal Challenges To The Health Care Statute As The Sixth Circuit Issues A New Opinion And The Obama Administration Announces Proposed Shift in Policy

Today has been an active day for legal challenges relating to the new health care statute.  To start things off, the Sixth Circuit earlier this morning rejected the latest constitutional challenges to the so-called individual mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance under the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148.  … Continue Reading

Supreme Court takes up another Sixth Circuit case to resolve question of whether termination of parochial school teachers falls within exception to ADA

In what could be the end of the Sixth Circuit’s 0-15 “losing streak” before the United States Supreme Court (reported previously here), the Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in the case of EEOC, et al, v. Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School.pdf to review the Sixth Circuit’s determination that the termination of a parochial school teacher was subject … Continue Reading