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Religious Freedom v. The Blaine Amendment: Current Challenges to a Discriminatory Remnant of the Nineteenth Century

By R. E. Thompson – Modrall Sperling and Eric Baxter – Becket Fund for Religious Liberty View as PDF Introduction The two religious freedom provisions of the First…

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Farm and Ranch Worker Exclusion from the Workers’ Compensation Act Declared Unconstitutional

On June 22, 2015, the Court of Appeals of the State of New Mexico declared the farm and ranch workers exclusion from the Workers’ Compensation Act to violate the Equal Protection Clause and therefore is unconstitutional pursuant to the New Mexico Constitution….