Religious Liberty and Freedom of Conscience
Trunk v. City of San Diego (2011)
Whether the existence of a cross on a federally held memorial site violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
Zubik v. Burwell (2016)
Whether the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) if applied to religious, but non-church, non-profit organiza-tions.
Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. (2014)
Whether the Free Exercise Clause and the Establishment Clause prohibit the federal government from coercing business owners to provide health insurance that covers contraceptives in violation of their religious beliefs.
Elmbrook School District v. Doe (2012)
Whether holding a public high school graduation ceremony at a church violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
Autocam Corporation v. Burwell (2014)
Whether the First Amendments Free Exercise Clause prohibits the government from interfering with the religious practices of owners of privately owned, for-profit companies. Specifically, whether companies must provide employees with health coverage that covers abortions even if doing so violates the owners religious convictions.
Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn (2011)
Whether the Establishment Clause prohibits states from providing tax breaks for donations to charitable organizations if those donations go to Christian schools.
Zelman v. Simmons-Harris (2002)
Whether Ohios school voucher program offends the Establishment Clause of the Constitution by allowing parents to direct tax money for tuition to private schools that may have a religious affiliation.
Town of Greece v. Galloway (2014)
Whether holding opening prayer at local board meetings violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, which prohibits Congress and the states from establishing a religion.