201606081444

Abeles v. Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA)

The Becket Fund filed an amicus brief in support of a woman who was accused of not following leave protocol for observing Passover.
Court: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
State: Virginia
Issue: Individual Freedom
Role: Amicus curiae
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201609021553

Advocate Healthcare System v. Stapleton

Faith-driven hospitals are being threatened with a lawsuit because they are not considered religious enough to have a tax-exempt church pension plan.
Court: U.S. Supreme Court
Issue: Individual Freedom, Religious Communities
Role: Amicus
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201202202222

Ave Maria University v. Burwell

A Catholic university is challenging the HHS Mandate for its right to carry out its mission according to its religious values.
Court: M.D. Florida
State: Florida
Issue: Religious Communities, Individual Freedom
Role: Counsel
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201201302358

Becket Fund’s HHS Mandate Challenge

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty led the charge to legally challenge the Administration's HHS Mandate.
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201112220039

Colorado Christian University v. Burwell

A nondenominational Christian college with a Christ-centered mission is challenging the HHS mandate.
Court: D. Colorado
State: Colorado
Issue: Religious Communities, Individual Freedom
Role: Counsel
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201611181627

Congregation Jeshuat Israel v. Congregation Shearith Israel

Becket supports the right of the nation's oldest Jewish synagogue and congregation to organize and govern religious disputes themselves.
Court: First Circuit Court of Appeals
State: Rhode Island
Issue: Religious Communities; Church Property
Role: Amicus
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201606081356

Dermody v. PCUSA

The Becket Fund filed an amicus brief in support of a church's right to to correct improper actions taken by one their own ministers.
Court: Kentucky Court of Appeals
State: Kentucky
Issue: Religious Communities; Ministerial Exception
Role: Amicus curiae
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201601251532

Duncan v. Nevada and Lopez v. Schwartz

The ACLU and American United are attacking Nevada's ESA program citing Nevada's anti-Catholic Blaine Amendment.
Court: District Court
State: Nevada
Issue: Education, Blaine Amendments
Role: Amicus
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201210081730

East Texas Baptist University & Houston Baptist University v. Burwell

Two Christian colleges are seeking relief from the HHS mandate so they can continue to carry out their faith-centered educational missions.
Court: 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
State: Texas
Issue: Religious Communities, Individual Freedom
Role: Counsel
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201202091447

EWTN v. Burwell

The HHS Mandate is forcing a Catholic television network is to either violate its faith or pay massive IRS fines.
Court: S.D. Alabama
State: Alabama
Issue: Religious Communities, Individual Freedom
Role: Counsel
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201307161623

ACLU of New Jersey v. Schundler

The ACLU filed suit claiming that a town's diverse holiday display of a menorah, tree, and crèche were unconstitutional.
Court: 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
State: New Jersey
Issue: Public Square
Role: Counsel
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201307161544

ACLU of New Jersey v. Township of Wall

The ACLU sued a town for its celebrating the Christmas and Hannukah season with a set of diverse holiday displays.
Court: Trials and Appeals Courts
State: New Jersey
Issue: Public Square
Role: Counsel
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201201181847

ACTSO v. Winn

The Becket Fund’s amicus brief argued that state taxpayers lacked the standing to bring a lawsuit under the Establishment Clause.
Court: Supreme Court
Role: Amicus
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201112162046

Agostini v. Felton

The Becket Fund urged reversal of a 1985 ruling that barred federal funds to disadvantaged children in parochial schools.
Court: Supreme Court
State: New York
Issue: Education, Blaine Amendments
Role: Amicus
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201107271636

Ahlquist v. City of Cranston, Rhode Island

The Becket Fund is helping defend a historic mural designed by students in the city of Cranston, Rhode Island against the ACLU.
Court: U.S. District Court of Rhode Island
State: Rhode Island
Issue: Education, Public Square
Role: Counsel
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201209271537

Albanian Associated Fund v. Township of Wayne, NJ

A New Jersey town blocked a Muslim congregation from building a mosque by using eminent domain to seize its property.
Court: D. New Jersey
State: New Jersey
Issue: Property Rights, RLUIPA
Role: Counsel
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201210261524

Amandeep Singh v. Greenburgh Central School District

A 9th grade student was suspended for wearing the five articles of his Sikh faith after school rules were suddenly changed.
State: New York
Issue: Education, Individual Freedom
Role: Counsel
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201102071858

American Atheists v. Duncan, Utah

Memorial crosses for fallen patrolmen in Utah were attacked by atheists.
Court: Supreme Court
State: Utah
Issue: Public Square
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201402271908

American Atheists v. Port Authority of New Jersey and New York

The Becket Fund filed an amicus brief defending the 9/11 Museum's display of the Ground Zero Cross artifact.
Court: 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
State: New York
Issue: Public Square
Role: Amicus
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201407212130

American Humanist Association v. Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District

Becket is intervening to help keep "under God" in the Pledge for the fifth time.
Court: Monmouth County Superior Court
State: New Jersey
Issue: Education, Public Square
Role: Counsel
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