Laycock Argues Hosanna-Tabor Before Supreme Court

October 6, 2011

University of Virginia law professor Douglas Laycock made his third oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday in a case concerning whether employees of religious organizations can sue for employment discrimination.

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Doug Laycock

Laycock, a leading expert on the law of religious liberty, is the counsel of record for a religious church and school in Michigan in the case, Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Full preview)

We are very encouraged," Laycock told The Washington Post. The court was openly skeptical of much of the (government's) position."

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