Notre Dame Can't Escape ACA Waiver Requirement: 7th Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (February 21, 2014, 10:37 PM EST) -- A Seventh Circuit panel on Friday rejected the University of Notre Dame’s opposition to an Affordable Care Act requirement to file a waiver from the law's contraception coverage mandate, ruling that filling out an exemption form was not a substantial burden to its Roman Catholic beliefs.

Circuit Judge Richard Posner, in a 2-1 decision, upheld a lower court decision denying Notre Dame’s request for an injunction allowing it to stop paying for birth control under health plans for students and employees without filling out an exemption...
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Case Information

Case Title

University of Notre Dame v. Thomas E. Price, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

December 23, 2013

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