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  1. Hobby Lobby Decision Could Give License to Anti-Labor 'Biblical Economics' PracticesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The American Prospect

    ... corporate "exercise" of religion. In her dissent , Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was deeply skeptical of Justice Samuel Alito's assertion that the decision was limited only to the contraception mandate and only for closely held corporations. "Suppose ...


  2. Will the Supreme Court End Forced Union Membership?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Heartland Institute

    ... to an organization that he or she does not want to belong to. Mind you, Harris was a narrow decision. Justice Samuel Alito's ruling drew a distinction between the home care workers and 'full-fledged' public employees "who were required to pay union ...


  3. Administration mulls paths to contraception coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bellingham Herald

    ... companies – Hobby Lobby and a Pennsylvania cabinetmaking firm called Conestoga Wood Specialties, Justice Samuel Alito Jr. said the compromise form "achieves all of the government's aims while providing greater respect for religious liberty." ...


  4. New Rules Coming for Opting Out of Contraceptive CoverageRead the original story

    Wednesday | News Max

    ... on religious grounds - of covering certain forms of contraception. In the majority opinion in Wheaton, Justice Samuel Alito wrote that the government "has at its disposal an approach that is less restrictive than requiring employers to fund ...


  5. Unions Putting the Squeeze on Home Health Care WorkersRead the original story

    Tuesday | Magic City Morning Star

    ... The majority opinion criticized the larger practice of forced unionization among government workers. Justice Samuel Alito's analysis made it clear that forced dues schemes may violate the First Amendment rights of even "full-fledged" public ...


  6. COMMENTARY: Have corporations become modern-day golems?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Religion News Service

    ... thumb. Corporations are the golems of American business. They are created out of inanimate material (Justice Samuel Alito's "piece of paper") to act on the self-interests of their owners while limiting the owners' responsibility. The laws and ...


  7. The Legal Scholarship of Former Attorney General Alberto GonzalesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    As Attorney General, Gonzales was involved in the nominations and confoirmations of Chief Justice Roberts and Justoice Alito to the Supreme Court.


  8. Times Writers Group: Court erred in Hobby Lobby rulingTimes Writers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | St. Cloud Times

    ... of other Christian churches supporting it. Writing for the majority in the Hobby Lobby case, Justice Samuel Alito says the decision is strictly limited in its reach. It didn't take long - precisely one day - to reveal the absurdity of this claim. ...


  9. Birth control a basic Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Albany Times Union

    ... in the manufacturers of the same contraceptive products the firm's owners site in their lawsuit." Justice Samuel Alito holds that when birth control coverage is withheld by a corporation, a woman can get help from such government accommodations as ...


  10. The Supreme Court's Decision in Harris v. Quinn May Change the...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | JD Supra

    ... PAs were state employees within the meaning of Abood , and could be required to pay a fair share fee. Justice Samuel Alito, writing for the majority, reversed the Circuit Court and agreed with the PAs argument. He ruled they should not be required ...


  11. 1st Amendment fireworks1st Amendment fireworksWe celebrated the...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Jackson Sun

    ... the rule or law must achieve its public benefit in the least restrictive way possible. In the decision, Justice Samuel Alito said Hobby Lobby and another company involved in the dispute were "each owned and controlled by members of a single family" ...


  12. Justices say some businesses can ignore birth control mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | The Miami Herald

    ... closely held corporations thus protects the religious liberty of the humans who own and control them," Justice Samuel Alito said, writing for the majority. While the ruling struck a blow to the Affordable Care Act, it explicitly says the decision ...


  13. Buffer zones for abortion clinics are overturnedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | The Miami Herald

    ... free speech for abortion opponents, not at maintaining the safety of women going to an abortion clinic. Justice Samuel Alito also wrote a concurring opinion in which he admonished the Massachusetts law as “viewpoint discrimination.” ...


  14. Defending Trade Unions while the Justices are Away.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Switched

    ... interest of everyone they represent, not just those who voted for the union ." The judgment was presented by Samuel Alito -- writing for the majority -- as a narrow one, applying only to what he termed people who are "not fully-fledged public ...


  15. Rolly: Utah's same-sex appeal is tilting at windmillsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... all the other appellate judges. We have right-wingers on the top court like Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and John Roberts. But remember, Roberts, the chief justice appointed by former president George W. Bush, broke the tea party's ...


  16. Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bad day for women’s rights, reproductive healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Miami Herald

    So Justices Samuel Alito, writing for the majority, and Anthony Kennedy, writing in concurrence, take pains to assure us in the wake of the Supreme Court’s latest disastrous decision.


  17. Their Opinion: Religious favoritism?Read the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... from pigs, such as any prescription for pills coated with gelatin. Well, in his majority opinion, Justice Samuel Alito made it clear: "This decision concerns only the contraceptive mandate and should not be understood to mean that all insurance ...


  18. Theresa Santai-Gaffney Strikes Again, Filing an a oeEn Banca Motion With the Third Circuit CourtRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 |

    ... ruled on the motion. So far, Santai-Gaffney hasn't had much luck. Earlier this month, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito denied her motion to stop same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, and before that, the Third Circuit Court of appeals rejected her ...


  19. Does "Hobby Lobby" Apply to My Family Business?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | JD Supra

    ... Green family - just the parents and direct children. On multiple occasions in the opinion, the author, Justice Samuel Alito, clarified that the ruling did not apply to large, publicly-traded corporations. The Court was not as abundantly clear on how ...


  20. Corporations are people? It's a real legal conceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Home

    ... when it ruled that certain businesses are entitled to exercise religious rights, just as do people. Justice Samuel Alito, writing for the court's majority, said protecting the religious rights of closely held corporations, which are often small, ...