Tag Archives: First Amendment

Agencies release final ACA contraception coverage rule

WASHINGTON — As lawsuits over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate continue to work their way through courts across the country, federal regulators have finalized rules governing employer contraceptive coverage under the law.

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Religious employers have case to enjoin contraception mandate

Employers who operate their businesses in accordance with Christian principles may be entitled to enjoin the new contraception mandate promulgated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the en banc 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in ...

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Can airline be sued for employee’s statement about dangerous pilot?

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Air Wisconsin could be sued for defamation after a manager reported that a disgruntled pilot had just been fired and might be armed, mentally unstable and traveling as a passenger on ...

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Benchmarks: Ex-NCAA quarterback can pursue publicity claim against EA Sports

The First Amendment does not bar the lawsuit of a former Rutgers quarterback who claims that EA Sports used his likeness without permission in the immensely popular “NCAA Football” series of video games. That’s the conclusion reached Tuesday by the ...

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