First Amendment
IN RE JOHN DOE

IN RE JOHN DOE

This amicus letter was written to support a Petition for Writ of Mandamus where a Plaintiff’s lawsuit was barred based on the ecclesiastical abstention doctrine. Includes issue of whether a private school with a religious sounding name and/or loose religious affiliation can rely on the religious...

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GALLAGHER v. DIOCESE OF PALM BEACH, INC.

GALLAGHER v. DIOCESE OF PALM BEACH, INC.

This amicus brief was written to request a United States Supreme Court ruling after a lawsuit initiated by a priest for defamation against a Catholic diocese was dismissed based on the ecclesiastical abstention doctrine. Issues include whether the Florida case should be resolved according to...

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DIOCESE OF LUBBOCK

DIOCESE OF LUBBOCK

In Lubbock, the Diocese of Lubbock published an online list of priests credibly accused of sexually abusing a “minor,” including Respondent Jesus Guerrero. Mr. Guerrero is accused of having sexually abused an adult woman, whom the Church defines as a “minor” because of her mental capacity. The...

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DONALD J. TRUMP ET AL. v. PENNSYLVANIA, ET AL.

DONALD J. TRUMP ET AL. v. PENNSYLVANIA, ET AL.

This amicus brief was written in response to two government rules that reduce employees’ access to contraceptive insurance. Issues include whether the Government’s interpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act violates the Separation of Powers and whether the Government’s new rules...

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