It is always a significant event in the legal community when the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) makes a ruling on a case. Lawyers all across the country pack into the courthouse or watch online as the opinions are handed down. Often, the […]Read More
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that the so-called “contraceptive mandate” of the Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare,” cannot be used to require a closely-held corporation to provide health insurance coverage for methods of contraception that violate the sincerely […]Read More
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) reversed the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and ruled that the town of Greece, New York did not violate the First Amendment when it allowed a prayer at monthly town board meetings. Greece is […]Read More
Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) reversed the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and declared that a Michigan ballot proposal banning public universities from using race as a factor in admissions was constitutional. The case of Schuette v. Coalition to Defend […]Read More
Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Often referred to as simply “Hobby Lobby,” this case is yet another challenge to President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as “Obamacare.” The […]Read More
The challenge to Michigan’s bans on same-sex adoption and same-sex marriage will continue today in federal court in Detroit. This week will begin the testimony of Michigan’s witnesses. U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman is tasked with determining whether Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban will be the […]Read More
Last week, Dalton & Tomich filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of its client, Planet Aid, in the Western District of Michigan. The lawsuit challenges a zoning ordinance that was recently adopted by the City of St. Johns that completely bans all donation bins within […]Read More
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan recently ruled that a civil rights claim against Clinton Township was barred by the statute of limitations and could not be rescued by the continuing violations doctrine. This decision underscores the importance of being […]Read More
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has become the most recent court to issue a decision addressing a private business’s challenge to the contraceptive coverage mandate of the Affordable Care Act when it released its opinion in Autocam Corp. v. Sebelius, No. 12-2673 (6th Cir. […]Read More
A Missouri federal district court last week found that a church’s claims that its religious exercise rights were violated when the City of St. Louis shut down and evacuated the church’s tent used to offer religious services to homeless persons last year without a hearing […]Read More
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