Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School

May 28, 2010 ...

The school argues that under the “ministerial exception,” it should be allowed to require its teachers to conform to the religious tenets of the organization. The Sixth Circuit Court found that a teacher could not be categorized as a “ministerial employee” since Perich’s primary duties at the religious school were secular. If the ruling holds, …

Salazar v. Buono

May 3, 2010 ...

Last summer, the NAE and the Christian Legal Society filed a brief amici in the case arguing that Frank Buono, a retired employee of the National Park Service, had no standing to sue. The Supreme Court did not rule on this question of standing. Carl Esbeck, NAE Legal Counsel, discussed the impact of the Supreme Court ruling …

Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

February 19, 2010 ...

This case has far-reaching implications for religious liberty, which is a foundational concern of the National Association of Evangelicals. If this policy of Hastings College of Law to exclude CLS from recognition as a campus organization is upheld, it could allow every public college and university in the United States to exclude all evangelical Christian …