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Challenge to public-school district's grooming policy requiring boys to wear their hair short by parents of a Native American kindergartner who wears his hair long and in braids in accordance with his family's religious beliefs.
Opposition to challenge to Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, a federal law protecting the rights of prison inmates to practice their religions.
Challenge to Texas judge's ruling in child custody matter that a lesbian mother could not take her daughter to services at a church with a gay/lesbian Christian congregation beacuse it was not a "mainline" church.
Challenge by Brazilian church to the federal government's enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act as it pertains to "hoasca," a hallucinogenic herb that church members must ingest as part of their religious practice.
Challenge to decision by New Jersey borough to disallow the erection of an eruv (a symbolic "fence" used by Orthodox Jews) on the borough's telephone poles.
Challenge to practice by two Georgia county commissions of opening meetings with sectarian prayer.
Challenge to practice of Virginia county board of opening its meetings with a Christian invocation given by invited local clergy.
Opposition to challenge by Virgnia city council member to council's decision requiring that prayers given at beginning of council meetings be nonsectarian.
Challenge to practice of town council members in South Carolina of presenting sectarian prayers before meetings.
Challenge to monument of open King James Bible that was donated by the Star of Hope Mission and placed outside the entrance of the Harris County courthouse in Texas.