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Thursday, July 3, 2014

“Supreme Court 101: Top takeaways from big rulings of the term.” Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has this report today.

Posted at 8:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“High court grants Wheaton College plea”: The Associated Press has a report that begins, “A divided Supreme Court has agreed to allow an evangelical college in Illinois that objects to paying for contraceptives in its health plan to avoid filling out a government document that the college says would violate its religious beliefs.”

Update: You can view today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and the dissent therefrom, at this link (via Rick Hasen).

Adam Liptak of The New York Times has a news update headlined “Supreme Court Order Suspends Contraception Rule for Christian College.”

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has a news update headlined “Supreme Court sides with Christian college in birth control case.”

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined “Supreme Court OKs another religious birth control exemption.”

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has a news update headlined “High Court Female Justices Dissent From Wheaton Contraception Order; Justices Sotomayor, Ginsburg and Kagan File 17-Page Dissent to Majority’s Order.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has a report headlined “College wins U.S. top court temporary exemption on Obamacare birth control.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Religious College Shielded by Court on Birth Control Form.”

At “The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times,” Marcia Coyle has a post titled “Justices Grant Religious College an Injunction Over Contraception.”

And at “SCOTUSblog,” Lyle Denniston has a post titled “Broader right to object to birth control.”

Posted at 5:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court: A year of drama and dissent; The Roberts court quietly paves the way for big changes.” This article appears in the July 5, 2014 print edition of The Economist.

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman