Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
McGill v GCSDA Pet 11-10

McGill v GCSDA Pet 11-10

Ratings: (0)|Views: 221 |Likes:
Published by religionclause

More info:

Categories:Types, Business/Law
Published by: religionclause on Nov 09, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

11/09/2010

pdf

text

original

 
No. 10-_______
================================================================
 In The
Supreme Court of the United States
---------------------------------
---------------------------------
W
 ALTER
M
C
G
ILL
,
PETITIONER
,
 
v.
G
ENERAL
C
ONFERENCE
C
ORPORATION
 
OF
 S
EVENTH
-
DAY
A
DVENTISTS
 
 AND
 
THE
G
ENERAL
 C
ONFERENCE
 
OF
S
EVENTH
-
DAY
A
DVENTISTS
,
 AN
 
UNINCORPORATED
 
 ASSOCIATION
.---------------------------------
---------------------------------
ON PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT 
---------------------------------
---------------------------------
PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI
---------------------------------
---------------------------------C
HARLES
L. H
OLLIDAY
 S
PRAGINS
, B
 ARNETT
&C
OBB
, PLC312 East LafayetteJackson, TN 38301S
ETH
M. G
 ALANTER
 
Counsel of Record
 B
RIAN
R. M
 ATSUI
 M
ORRISON
& F
OERSTER
 
LLP
 2000 Pennsylvania Ave., NWWashington, DC 20006(202) 887-6947sgalanter@mofo.comB
ENJAMIN
R. C
 ARLISLE
 M
ORRISON
& F
OERSTER
 
LLP
 1290 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10104N
OVEMBER
8, 2010================================================================
COCKLE LAW BRIEF PRINTING CO. (800) 225-6964OR CALL COLLECT (402) 342-2831
 
 
QUESTION PRESENTED
 The Religious Freedom Restoration Act providesthat the “government” may not “substantially burdena person’s exercise of religion even if the burdenresults from a rule of general applicability” unless thegovernment demonstrates that the application of theburden to the person is “the least restrictive meansof furthering” a “compelling governmental interest.”42 U.S.C. § 2000bb-1.The Act defines the term “government” to include“a branch, department, agency, instrumentality, andofficial (or other person acting under color of law) of the United States.”
 Id
. § 2000bb-2(1). Further, the Actprovides that it “applies to all Federal law, and theimplementation of that law, whether statutory orotherwise.”
 Id
. § 2000bb-3(a).The question presented is:Whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Actapplies to a private civil action under a federal stat-ute in federal court, even when the United States isnot a party to the action.
 
ii
PARTIES TO THE PROCEEDING
 The parties are as stated in the caption.

Activity (2)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->