Last week’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby continues to dominate commentary on the Court.  At Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, Marci Hamilton looks at the fallout from the decision and suggests that the rancor which accompanied it “shines a light” on the flaws in the statute at the heart of the decision, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  And in Newsweek, Pema Levy considers the effects that the decision may have on discrimination based on sexual orientation. 

In Greenwire, Jeremy P. Jacobs previews three cases on next Term’s docket that do not directly involve environmental law issues but could nonetheless, because they all involve deadlines for litigation, “make it harder for plaintiffs to seek damages for environmental injuries that have long latency periods — such as diseases like cancer.”

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Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Friday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 11, 2014, 7:29 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/07/friday-round-up-235/