Weekly Roundup - November 27, 2013

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Hobby Lobby

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear both Hobby Lobby's and one other company's challenges to the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act

Does the First Amendment extend to corporate religious beliefs and conduct? The Supreme Court is being asked to decide

Supreme Court to decide whether to tackle religious liberty, contraception mandate


The Supreme Court refused 5-4 to block the new Texas abortion law, permitting it to take effect

Professor Rick Hasen shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court's refusal to block the Texas abortion law

The Current Term

Why do some cases settle outside the Supreme Court even after cert is granted, like the recent case out of Mount Holly? SCOTUSblog explores the subject

Case of "I heart boobies" bracelets may head to the Supreme Court

Supreme Court gets 'sensitive' jobs plea relating to government workers and national security

How will the Supreme Court rule on the upcoming pollution cases?

The Court

A salute to retired Clerk of the Supreme Court William K. Suter

Justice Sotomayor speaks to students at American University's Washington College of Law

Justice Sotomayor spoke at American University and called for more diversity of background on the Supreme Court

Harvard Business Review's profile of former justice Sandra Day O'Connor

What does the Senate's vote to end filibusters for judicial nominees have to do with the Supreme Court? Not much - yet

The blogs Justice Kagan checks daily

The Constitution Center provides a tour of the Constitution in this one-hour podcast

Harvard Law Review published its annual Supreme Court Issue

Grades 3-5 lesson plan: What makes a court supreme?