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Zubik v. Burwell (US 2016)

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Supreme Court Returns Affordable Care Act Contraceptive-Coverage Cases to Lower Courts

Jackson Lewis P.C. • June 01, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously remanded a consolidated appeal of seven cases addressing the contraceptive-coverage “accommodation” for religious organizations under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the Courts of Appeals. Zubik v. Burwell, No. 14-1418 (May 16, 2016).

Why Can’t We Be Friends? The Supreme Court Discovers an Unexpected Meeting of the Minds in Zubik v. Burwell

Ogletree Deakins • May 17, 2016
Regardless of one’s preferred metaphor, the Supreme Court of the United States is adept at ducking, punting, and otherwise avoiding messy and socially divisive interpretive issues. Every once in a while, the parties even help the Court out. Facing the prospect of another evenly divided 4-4 decision on the controversial intersection between the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive care mandate and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA)— and after having administered some friendly arm-twisting to the parties following oral argument back in March—the Court found just such an exit strategy in Zubik v. Burwell.

Supreme Court Hears New ACA Contraceptive Coverage Challenge

XpertHR • March 28, 2016
The Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a closely-watched case involving the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) contraceptive coverage requirement. But during the 90 minute argument in Zubik v. Burwell, the now eight-person Court appeared equally divided.