Religious Liberty Clinic Amicus Brief Quoted in Wall Street Journal Op-Ed
The Pepperdine Caruso Law Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Religious Liberty Clinic's amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court case Charter Day School v. Peltier is quoted in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. The article, titled "A Federal Court Ruling Imperils the Charter-School Movement," includes quotes from and links to the clinic's brief on behalf of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington.
Excerpt from "A Federal Court Ruling Imperils the Charter-School Movement"
Charter Day School Inc. has petitioned the Supreme Court to review the decision. Lawyers for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, Va.—which is under the Fourth Circuit’s jurisdiction—argue in a friend-of-the-court brief that the Fourth Circuit’s “overbroad approach” could also threaten religious social-service providers that contract with states. “A Jewish adoption service could be named the defendant in a 14th Amendment action,” they write. “A Christian relief ministry could face a Title VII suit without the shield of the statute’s religious exemption. Or a Muslim vocational program could meet with an Establishment Clause challenge.”
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