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Professional Commentary
23 Jul 2014
by Renee Mattei Myers and Redeate Dessalegn of Eckert
edited by Jason Kellam

JURIST Guest Columnists Renee Mattei Myers and Redeate Dessalegn of Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott, LLC discuss the effect of the recent US Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. on employers and employees... In a 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court held the Department of Health … [read more]


Legal News
22 Oct 2013
by Theresa Donovan

[JURIST] Hobby Lobby [corporate website] on Monday filed a brief [text, PDF] in the US Supreme Court [official website], urging the court to review its case regarding the constitutionality of the birth-control mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [text; JURIST backgrounder]. The US Department of Health … [read more]


Legal News
20 Jul 2013
by Blake Lynch

[JURIST] Judge Joe Heaton of the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma [official website] on Friday granted Hobby Lobby [corporate website] a temporary exemption [order, PDF] from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [text; JURIST backgrounder] provision requiring carriers to offer insurance coverage for birth … [read more]


Features
20 Jul 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark

Government has regulated public access to contraceptives for centuries. During the nineteenth century, the distribution of contraceptives was regulated under the Comstock Act of 1873, which banned the sending of obscene and lewd material through the mail. In addition to pornography, these laws were extended to cover the transmission of … [read more]


Legal News
28 Jun 2013
by Kimberly Bennett

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that Hobby Lobby [corporate website] may challenge the mandate to provide employees with coverage for contraceptives under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [text; JURIST backgrounder]. The appeals court reversed the denial [opinion, … [read more]


Legal News
24 May 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards

[JURIST] Hobby Lobby, Inc. [corporate website] requested an exemption from the mandate to provide employees with coverage for contraceptives under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [text; JURIST backgrounder] in an en banc hearing before the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit [official website] on Thursday. … [read more]


Legal News
21 Feb 2013
by Keith Herting

[JURIST] A group of nine senators and two representatives joined to file an amicus brief [text, PDF] Tuesday in support of Hobby Lobby, Inc. and Mardel Inc. [corporate websites] in their ongoing court battle against being compelled to provide employees with coverage for contraceptives under the Patient Protection and Affordable … [read more]


Legal News
1 Feb 2013
by Samuel Franklin

[JURIST] The Obama administration [official website] issued a new rule [text] on Friday detailing a broader exemption to the contraception mandate, allowing for religious nonprofits that object to providing health insurance coverage for birth control to opt out of the requirement. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [text, … [read more]


Legal News
30 Dec 2012
by Addison Morris

[JURIST] The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals [official website] on Friday temporarily enjoined [opinion, PDF] the enforcement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (PPACA) [text; JURIST backgrounder] contraceptives coverage mandate for an Illinois construction company. The company, owned by a Roman Catholic couple, claim that the mandate "substantially … [read more]


Legal News
28 Dec 2012
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] Hobby Lobby, Inc. and Mardel Inc. [corporate websites] announced Thursday that they will not comply with Justice Sonia Sotomayor's order [JURIST report] that the companies provide employees with coverage for contraceptives under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) [text; JURIST backgrounder]. The two businesses, a craft store … [read more]

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