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SCOTUS Review of Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby

April 22, 2014

The Georgia Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society presents:

SCOTUS Review of Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby:
Does the Constitution Protect Corporate Religious Freedom


Kathleen Burch, Associate Professor of Law, John Marshall Law School

William P. Marshall, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, former Deputy White House Counsel

Frank J. Mulcahy, Executive Director, Georgia Catholic Conference

Anne Tucker, Assistant Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law

Moderated by:

Jeffrey O. Bramlett, Partner, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP; Chair Emeritus, ACS Georgia Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors

Do the United States’ Constitution’s first amendment religious freedom rights apply to for-profit corporations?  Please join the ACS Georgia Lawyer Chapter for a panel discussion on the Supreme Court’s consideration of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius, and Autocam Corp. v. Sebelius, which  address whether corporations may deny coverage to their employees for items such as contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs to which they would otherwise be entitled under the Affordable Care Act based on the religious objections of the corporation's owners under both the First Amendment’s free exercise clause and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  Topics to be discussed include religious freedom and discrimination, corporate personhood and federal health policy.

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