Christopher M. RepoleBlog Posts

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  • Supreme Court: Philadelphia Ordinance Unconstitutionally Burdened Religious Exercise

      The U.S. Supreme Court has found that Philadelphia’s ordinance requiring a private foster care agency to certify same-sex couples as foster parents burdened the agency’s religious exercise in violation of the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. Fulton et al. v. City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania et al., No. 19-123 (June 17, 2021). Justice John...… Continue Reading
    June 17, 2021
  • Developments to Monitor in 2021: LGBTQ+ Rights and Freedom of Religion in the Workplace

    As 2021 begins, Jackson Lewis is again providing “The Year Ahead for Employers” to clients. This comprehensive report covers all aspects of employment law and highlights 2020 issues, trends, legislative and regulatory activity, and litigation that employers need to be aware of and what to look out for in 2021. Highlights from the Litigation section...… Continue Reading
    January 21, 2021