Tuesday round-up

Tuesday round-upYesterday North Carolina asked the Supreme Court to step into the dispute over its 2013 election law and allow it to use several provisions of that law – including a requirement that voters present a photo ID – in the November 2016 elections.  I covered the request at my blog, with other coverage coming from […]

Monday round-up

Monday round-upBriefly: At Jost on Justice, Kenneth Jost contends that the Court’s ruling striking down the fraud convictions of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell “is the latest evidence that for all the lip service given to the jury system, juries are an endangered species today in federal and state courts alike.” At Just Security, Steve Vladeck […]

Symposium: Gay rights, religious liberty and … tire scraps? The inclusive Fourteenth Amendment path in Trinity Lutheran

Symposium:  Gay rights, religious liberty and … tire scraps? The inclusive Fourteenth Amendment path in <em>Trinity Lutheran</em>Mark L. Rienzi is an associate professor at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. It is tempting to think of Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley as a welcome respite from the recent spate of hot-button religious liberty cases that prompt concerns from the gay rights community (Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and Zubik […]