Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Friend-of-blog Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has a fascinating discussion over at the American Constitution Society blog that was posted ahead of today's arguments in Zubik v. Burwell. Her discussion highlights the importance of (and arguments in) the ACS issue brief, which is available in full here. In her post, Professor Corbin concludes that
"the religiously affiliated nonprofits argue that their religion bars them from providing contraception. The existing contraception regulations ensure that they do not have to. Moreover, the contraception regime easily passes strict scrutiny. Thus, the nonprofits’ RFRA claim fails twice over."
-- Joe Seiner