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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    School Bus Driver Wants Religious Exemption From Fingerprints In Background Check

    School Bus Driver Wants Religious Exemption From Fingerprints In Background Check
    A former bus driver for the company that transports Altoona, Pennsylvania school students has filed a religious discrimination suit in federal district court in Pennsylvania.  According to yesterday's Altoona Mirror, a recently enacted…
  • Jan 24

    Malaysian Politician Wants Ruling On Sharia Court Conviction

    Malaysian Politician Wants Ruling On Sharia Court Conviction
    In Malaysia, Parliament member Khalid Abdul Samad last month was fined RM2,900 (the equivalent of $650 (US)) by the lower shariah court for giving a religious talk without having religious credentials in violation of Section 119 (1) of…
  • Jan 24

    Court Says Environmentalism Is Not A Religion

    Court Says Environmentalism Is Not A Religion
    In Krause v. Tulsa City-County Library Commission, (ND OK, Jan. 23, 2017), a Oklahoma federal district court dismissed plaintiff's complaint that "fake" recycling bins in the downtown Tulsa library unconstitutionally burden his practice…
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Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Jan 17

    Anderson on Insider Trading

    Anderson on Insider Trading
    John P. Anderson has posted When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense? on SSRN with the following abstract: Corporations are subject to broad criminal liability for the insider trading of their employees. Critics…
  • Jan 4

    President-Elect Nominates Jay Clayton as SEC Chair

    President-Elect Nominates Jay Clayton as SEC Chair
    Details available here.
  • Jan 3

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: John Armour & Brian Cheffins, Stock Market Prices and the Market for Corporate Control, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 761. Rutheford B. Campbell…
Rank this Week: 98

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Michigan Introduces Sports Betting Bill; Third State This Year

    Michigan Introduces Sports Betting Bill; Third State This Year
    New Jersey's quest to overturn the federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting had largely been a solo effort for the past four-and-one-half years. States that were interested in having legal sports betting within their borders (and there…
  • Jan 18

    The Latest CVSG Analytics for NJ Sports Betting (2016-17 Version)

    The Latest CVSG Analytics for NJ Sports Betting (2016-17 Version)
    The "death defying" New Jersey sports betting case--having secured the rare daily double of a rehearing en banc grant and a CVSG ("call for the views of the Solicitor General")--has proven to be the ultimate zombie of sports law cases: just…
  • Jan 17

    The NJ Sports Betting "Invitational": My Quick Thoughts on Today's SCOTUS Order

    The NJ Sports Betting "Invitational": My Quick Thoughts on Today's SCOTUS Order
    For the case that has had nearly everything—e.g., three divided circuit opinions in succession and the rarity of en banc rehearing—we shouldn’t have been all that shocked by the latest twist and turn in the New Jersey sports…
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