Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Upholding Ministerial Exception – 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, urging the court to apply the ministerial exception to a ministerial employee’s lawsuit, overturning a court panel’s decision to go forward with the case. 

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Equal Treatment of Religious Groups – 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, opposing the exclusion of a religious organization from equal treatment under the law, simply because it has religious standards for its leaders and members.

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Upholding Ministerial Exception – U.S. Supreme Court

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the United States Supreme Court urging the court to overturn a Massachusetts high court ruling that would severely restrict the ministerial exception for religious higher education.

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Upholding Religious Exemption – 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case Maxon v Fuller Theological Seminary, urging the court to protect the seminary’s right to set religious and moral standards for its students and members, regardless of the Biden administration’s interpretation of Title IX as applying to homosexuality and gender identity.

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Upholding Ministerial Exception – 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Cardinal Newman Society filed an amicus brief urging the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the ministerial exception and protect the First Amendment rights of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Upholding Ministerial Exception – 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in the case InterVarsity Christian Fellowship v. University of Iowa, urging the court to uphold InterVarsity’s ministerial exception in response to a religious discrimination lawsuit.

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Upholding Ministerial Exception – U.S. Supreme Court

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States urging the court uphold the ministerial exception and protect the First Amendment rights of Our Lady of Guadalupe School and other religious educational institutions.

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Title VII Interpretation – U.S. Supreme Court

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States urging the court to hold that “sex” as used in Title VII does not include “sexual orientation.”

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on Establishment Clause Interpretation – U.S. Supreme Court

The Cardinal Newman Society joined an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States urging the court to reject the argument that extending church-plan exemptions to church-affiliated entities would violate the Establishment Clause.

Newman Society Files Amicus Brief on U.S. Education Department’s Mandate – U.S. Supreme Court

The Cardinal Newman society joined an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States urging the court to withdraw the U.S. Education Department’s “transgender bathroom” mandate.