Here are some important law-and-religion news stories from around the web:
- The D.C. Circuit ruled that the D.C. Metro may ban pro-Christmas posters on city buses as part of the agency’s ban on advertisements promoting religion, religious practice, or belief.
- The Department of Justice hosted a Religious Liberty Summit on Monday, focusing on legal and policy perspectives on the place of religious liberty in society. To see a recorded video of the summit, please click on the “live stream” option within the link.
- At the Summit, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a Religious Liberty Task Force to assure the full application of religious liberty protections in federal law.
- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the release of a redacted copy of a grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania’s eight Catholic dioceses.
- The 11th Circuit ruled against a Jehovah’s Witness truck driver who sued a Florida trucking company for religious discrimination after the company denied the driver Sundays off to attend services.
- A court heard arguments earlier this month in a case involving a claim that the San Diego Unified School District gave illegal preferential treatment to Muslim students.