Ken Strickland-Garcia

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Sixth Circuit Rules Religious Schools In Ohio County Remain Open If Stores Do During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Dec. 31, the Sixth Circuit granted an injunction in favor of a group of Christian schools challenging an ordinance in Toledo, Ohio, that sought to close all schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, in order...

Trial Commences Questioning Legality of Oregon COVID-19 Fund Limiting Grants Based on Race

On January 5, the District of Oregon will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit brought by small businesses in Oregon who question the legality of an Oregon State COVID-19 relief fund which limits grants “to...

Suit Alleging CDC Illegally Patented Gilead’s HIV Prevention Drug Survives Dismissal

On Wednesday, the United States Court of Federal Claims denied a motion to dismiss from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in a lawsuit brought by Gilead alleging breach of contract on grounds that the...

DC Circuit Upholds ACA Price Transparency Rules for Hospital Services

On Tuesday, the D.C. Circuit upheld a mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — enforced via a regulation by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) — that required hospitals to publicly...

Massachusetts State Legislature Expands Abortion Protections, Providers With ROE Act, Over Governor’s Veto

On Tuesday, the Massachusetts legislature overturned the Governor’s veto of the ROE Act, a state law that expanded the availability of abortions to individuals 16 years of age and older without parental consent, and...

2nd Circuit Overturns Fixed Capacity Limits on N.Y. Houses of Worship During Pandemic

On Monday, a Second Circuit panel ruled that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo could no longer enforce occupancy limits for houses of worship during the COVID-19 pandemic. The opinion. authored by Chief Judge Michael...