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On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the April 18 Conference. On both Tuesday and Wednesday we expect one or more decisions in argued cases; we will be live blogging both days beginning at 9:45 a.m.
The Falls Church v. The Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America
Issue: (1) Whether the First Amendment permits civil
courts to retroactively impose a “trust” on church
property based on church canons that were never
embodied in any secular instrument of property ownership
and did not comply with state law at the time
of their adoption; (2) whether the Contracts Clause permits civil
courts resolving church property disputes to apply
changes to state statutory law retroactively.
In this five-part interview, Orin Kerr of the George Washington University Law School discusses his background in mechanical engineering and the law; clerking for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Judge Leonard I. Garth of the Third Circuit; working in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Department of Justice; and teaching law. Kerr talks about how […]
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