Medina v. Catholic Health Initiatives

Ongoing The Employee Retirement Income Security Act regulates employee-benefit plans to protect the interests of employees who participate in the plans. To avoid undue governmental intrusion in church affairs, the Act provides an exemption for plans estab ... Read »

United States v. Sterling

Ongoing Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling defied her superior officers on multiple occasions. She refused to report to duty when ordered and refused to wear the required uniform. She also posted signs in her public workspace, where other Marines routi ... Read »

Advocate Healthcare Network and Subsidiaries v. Stapleton

Ongoing The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) regulates employee-benefit plans to protect the interests of employees who participate in these plans. To avoid undue governmental intrusion in church affairs, the Act provides an exemption for p ... Read »

Dignity Health v. Rollins

Ongoing The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) regulates employee-benefit plans to protect the interests of employees who participate in these plans. To avoid undue governmental intrusion in church affairs, the Act provides an exemption for p ... Read »

St. Peter's Healthcare System v. Kaplan

Ongoing The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) regulates employee-benefit plans to protect the interests of employees who participate in the plans. To avoid undue governmental intrusion in church affairs, the Act provides an exemption for pla ... Read »

Williamson v. Brevard County

Ongoing For many years, the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners has opened its meetings with an invocation. Between January 2010 and May 2015, 168 invocations were delivered by volunteers invited by the Board, and nearly all the invocations were ... Read »

Lund v. Rowan County

Ongoing The Rowan County Board of Commissioners opens its public meetings with an invocation given by one of the Commissioners. Ninety-seven percent of these invocations are explicitly Christian, and Commissioners direct the audience to participate in the ... Read »

Edit Lawsuit Bormuth v. County of Jackson

Ongoing The Jackson County Board of Commissioners opens its public meetings with an invocation delivered by one of its nine Commissioners. The Commissioners—all of whom are Christian—deliver Christian prayers, often in the name of Jesus Christ, and do not ... Read »

Waters v. Ricketts

Closed In November 2014, several same-sex couples challenged the Nebraska laws that limited marriage to opposite-sex couples. In March 2015, the trial court granted a preliminary injunction to the plaintiffs, finding it likely that plaintiffs would prevai ... Read »

Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard

Closed In May 2014, six same-sex couples challenged the South Dakota laws that limited marriage to opposite-sex couples. In January 2015, the trial court ruled that South Dakota had unconstitutionally denied the fundamental right to marry to same-sex coup ... Read »

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