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IN RE: NAVY CHAPLAINCY
February 09, 2016
A D.C. federal judge removed 12 U.S. Navy chaplains from a discrimination suit accusing the military of systemically promoting Catholic priests at a higher rate than other clergy, saying Tuesday the chaplains' complaints came too late.
August 04, 2015
A proposed class of various Christian groups have pilloried the U.S. Navy's bid to scrap a lawsuit accusing its Chaplain Corps of discrimination in favor of liturgical religious groups, calling minor policy changes the corps has implemented to silence the complaints "window dressing."
March 04, 2015
The U.S. Navy urged a D.C. federal judge to dismiss a case accusing its Chaplain Corps of discriminating against certain Christian denominations and preventing their promotions, saying in a motion entered Tuesday the group failed to establish a redressable injury in the majority of its claims.
September 04, 2014
A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Thursday refused to certify a class of 2,500 current and former U.S. Navy chaplains who claim the Navy Chaplain Corps discriminated against certain Christian denominations and prevented their promotions, saying the group failed to prove commonality in their allegations.
November 06, 2013
A group of military chaplains who claim that the Navy Chaplain Corps is biased against certain Christian denominations asked the D.C. Circuit on Wednesday to enjoin its practice of promoting chaplains by secret ballot, while the three-judge panel showed skepticism that the case warranted the preliminary injunction.
January 31, 2012
A group of military chaplains who claim that the Navy Chaplain Corps is biased against certain Christian denominations based on their worship practices on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling denying their request to block the Navy's system for promoting chaplains.