Archive for Supreme Court

The threadbare case against Little Sisters of the Poor

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Little Sisters of the Poor and the government have filed their final briefs in the longstanding tussle over the administration’s contraception mandate. The briefs respond to a highly unusual order from the Supreme Court, issued days after the oral arguments, which asks the parties to consider again whether the government can improve access to

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Clarifying the Bounds of Locke

Missouri gives grants to permit schools, daycares, and other organizations to purchase recycled tires to resurface playgrounds. Trinity Lutheran Church applied for a grant for its licensed preschool so that it could upgrade its current gravel playground to a safer, rubberized one. Out of 44 applications in 2012, Trinity Lutheran’s ranked fifth, and 14 projects

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