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Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel

High court affirms freedom of religious schools to determine who teaches their faith

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Summary

Two Catholic schools in California were sued after choosing not to renew the contracts of teachers, both of whom had many religious duties. The schools claim they have the constitutionally protected freedom to determine who can teach the faith at their institutions.

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John Bursch
John Bursch
Senior Counsel, Vice President of Appellate Advocacy
John Bursch is senior counsel and vice president of appellate advocacy with Alliance Defending Freedom.