Laycock Argues Hosanna-TaborBefore Supreme Court

October 6, 2011

University of Virginia law professor Douglas Laycock made his third oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday in a case concerning whether employees of religious organizations can sue for employment discrimination.

Laycock, a leading expert on the law of religious liberty, is the counsel of record for a religious church and school in Michigan in the case, Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. ( Full preview )

We are very encouraged," Laycock told The Washington Post. The court was openly skeptical of much of the (government's) position."

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