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June 30, 2014

Professor Horwitz Provides Perspective on Hobby Lobby Decision

Professor Paul Horwitz, the Gordon Rosen Professor of Law, participated in a Q&A for al.com readers and put the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby in perspective. For starters, he did not find the decision surprising.

“The (Religious Freedom Restoration Act) is a powerful statute, passed by an overwhelming majority of Congress and strongly worded to place a thumb on the side of government accommodation of religion,” he said. Click here to read more of “‘The outcome here was not a shock,’ says Alabama law professor on Hobby Lobby ruling.”