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Howard Friedman
Worked at University of Toledo College of Law
Attended Ohio State University
Lives in Atlanta, GA, United States
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Senate Democrats Propose Bill To Overrule Hobby Lobby Decision
On Wednesday, Senators Patty Murray and Mark Udall announced that they have introduced the "Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act" ( full text ) ( summary ). The bill is designed to overrule the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby  decision ...
On Wednesday, Senators Patty Murray and Mark Udall announced that they have introduced the "Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act" (full text) (summary). The bill is designed to overrule the Supreme Court's r...
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Guantanamo Bay Detainees Argue Hobby Lobby Decision Makes RFRA Applicable To Them
AlJazeera reports on emergency motions filed last week in D.C.'s federal district court on behalf of two Guantanamo Bay detainees for temporary restraining orders to prohibit the government from denying the detainees the right to participate in communal pra...
AlJazeera reports on emergency motions filed last week in D.C.'s federal district court on behalf of two Guantanamo Bay detainees for temporary restraining orders to prohibit the government from denying the detainees the righ...
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EEOC Sues Over Nursing Home's Ban On Hijab
The EEOC announced Monday that it filed suit last month against an Alabama nursing home for refusing to accommodate a Muslim employee's request to wear her hijab.  Tracy Martin, hired as a certified nursing assistant by Shadecrest Healthcare Center filed an...
The EEOC announced Monday that it filed suit last month against an Alabama nursing home for refusing to accommodate a Muslim employee's request to wear her hijab. Tracy Martin, hired as a certified nursing assistant by Shadec...
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Preacher Sues To Gain Access To Sidewalk Outside Iowa State Fair
The Des Moines Register reports on a federal lawsuit filed last month by Jason Powell who wants to share his Christian message with persons going to the Iowa State Fair next month.  He seeks a ruling that police acted unconstitutionally last year when they ...
The Des Moines Register reports on a federal lawsuit filed last month by Jason Powell who wants to share his Christian message with persons going to the Iowa State Fair next month.  He seeks a ruling that police acted unconst...
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In Post-Term Order, Supreme Court Grants Injunction Pending Appeal To Religious Non-Profit On Contraceptive Accommodation
It turns out that the U.S. Supreme Court was not completely finished with its work last Monday.  Yesterday it granted an injunction to a religiously-affiliated liberal arts college that objects to complying with the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverag...
It turns out that the U.S. Supreme Court was not completely finished with its work last Monday.  Yesterday it granted an injunction to a religiously-affiliated liberal arts college that objects to complying with the Affordabl...
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Religious Health Care Provider Loses Free Exercise Claim Against Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan
In Horisons Unlimited v. Santa Cruz-Monterey-Merced Managed Medical Care Commission , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89030 (ED CA, June 27, 2014), a religious health care provider sued over actions of Alliance, the sole Medi-Cal manged care plan in the county.  Alli...
In Horisons Unlimited v. Santa Cruz-Monterey-Merced Managed Medical Care Commission, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89030 (ED CA, June 27, 2014), a religious health care provider sued over actions of Alliance, the sole Medi-Cal manged...
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Report Says Muslim-Americans Included In NSA-FBI E-mail Monitoring
According to a lengthy report at  The Intercept today, documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA and FBI have secretly monitored e-mails of several prominent Muslim-Americans, including Nihad Awad (executive director of CAIR),  Agha Sa...
According to a lengthy report at The Intercept today, documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA and FBI have secretly monitored e-mails of several prominent Muslim-Americans, including Nihad Awad (execut...
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Connecticut Synagogue Files RLUIPA Challenge To Zoning Denial
In Greenwich, Connecticut the Greenwich Reform Synagogue has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals' refusal, on a 2-2- vote, to grant it a zoning exemption needed for final approval of its planned new building.  As rep...
In Greenwich, Connecticut the Greenwich Reform Synagogue has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals' refusal, on a 2-2- vote, to grant it a zoning exemption needed for final approval of i...
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County Clerk Asking Supreme Court To Stay Decision Allowing Same-Sex Marriage In Pennsylvania
The Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania clerk of courts continues her efforts to intervene in order to appeal a federal district court's invalidation of Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage.  Last week, the 3rd Circuit in Whitewood v. Secretary Pennsylvania ...
The Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania clerk of courts continues her efforts to intervene in order to appeal a federal district court's invalidation of Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage.  Last week, the 3rd Circuit in Whit...
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Lawsuit Challenges Lack of Availability of Plans Without Abortion Coverage On Health Insurance Exchange
The Providence (RI) Journal reports today on a lawsuit with a new twist on free exercise objections to the Affordable Care Act.  Barth Bracy, director of the Rhode Island Right to Life Committee and a resident of Connecticut, along with his wife, filed suit...
The Providence (RI) Journal reports today on a lawsuit with a new twist on free exercise objections to the Affordable Care Act.  Barth Bracy, director of the Rhode Island Right to Life Committee and a resident of Connecticut,...
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Faith Leaders Ask Obama To Include Religious Exemption In Planned LGBT Non-Discrimination Executive Order
In remarks ( full text ) at a June 30 White House reception  celebrating LGBT Pride Month, President Obama announced that he has directed his staff to prepare two executive orders.  One will prohibit discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sex...
In remarks (full text) at a June 30 White House reception celebrating LGBT Pride Month, President Obama announced that he has directed his staff to prepare two executive orders.  One will prohibit discrimination by federal co...
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Arbitrator Awards Damages For Diocese's Breach of Settlement Agreement In Clergy Sex Abuse Cases
In 2008, the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph (MO) entered a settlement agreement in a lawsuit brought by 47 clergy sex abuse victims, paying them $10 million in damages and agreeing to a number of terms to prevent future abuse and aid past victi...
In 2008, the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph (MO) entered a settlement agreement in a lawsuit brought by 47 clergy sex abuse victims, paying them $10 million in damages and agreeing to a number of terms to prevent...
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  • Ohio State University
    BA (Political Science)
  • Harvard Law School
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  • Georgetown University Law Center
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Editor: Religion Clause Blog
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  • University of Toledo College of Law
    Professor of Law Emeritus, 2013
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