The U.S. Supreme Court Cuts Down Governor Cuomo’s Red and Orange Zones Against Places of Worship Due To Irreparable Harm


WASHINGTON, D.C.---In two COVID-related religion cases decided by a divided U.S. Supreme Court late Wednesday night, a dissenting Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., aligned with the court’s liberal wing, rebuked Justice Neil Gorsuch for his characterization of the dissenters as “cutting the Constitution loose during a pandemic.” Chief Justice Robert's…

“Statement from Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband and Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Michael Sherwin on Legal Victory Protecting Religious Worship in the Nation’s Capital”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Eric Dreiband and Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin for the District of Columbia issued the following statements: “Yesterday, in the heart of our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., a federal district court ruled that the fundamental right of all Americans to worship endures during…

Justice Department Sues To Block Geisinger Health’s Transaction With Evangelical Community Hospital


WASHINGTON, D.C.--The U.S. Department of Justice sued to block Geisinger Health’s partial acquisition of its close rival, Evangelical Community Hospital.  The complaint alleges that the agreement fundamentally alters the relationship between the parties, raising the likelihood of coordination and reducing Defendants’ incentives to compete aggressively against each other.  As a…