Lawyers Weigh In On Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling

Law360, New York (June 30, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held corporations could secure an exemption from the Affordable Care Act’s controversial contraception mandate. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is significant.

Edward Buthusiem, Berkeley Research Group

“Today’s Supreme Court holding in Hobby Lobby has potentially far-reaching implications and is sure to bolster the religious right as it gears up for upcoming midterm election battles over the lightening rod that has become the Affordable Care Act. The court’s ruling that closely held for-profit corporations may constitute ‘persons’ within the meaning of the RFRA, has conferred...

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