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Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC

For the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether and to what extent the First Amendment requires a "ministerial exception" to the federal employment-discrimination laws. A teacher at a religious school filed a lawsuit alleging that she was fired after asserting her rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read more

Sossamon v. Texas, et al.

Challenge to the denial of a fair opportunity to engage in religious services to an inmate by Texas prison officials in violation of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.

Sole v. Wyner

Case concerning the availability of an attorney's fees award where a plaintiff in a civil rights case obtains a preliminary injunction.

Cutter v. Wilkinson

Opposition to challenge to Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, a federal law protecting the rights of prison inmates to practice their religions.

Van Orden v. Perry

Challenge to a Ten Commandments monument donated by the Fraternal Order of Eagles and placed on the grounds of the Texas Capitol building.

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