Clement, Failing to Persuade Military Court on Religious Rights Violation, Heads to Supreme Court

, The National Law Journal


U.S. Supreme Court veteran litigator Paul Clement's first foray into a military appellate court did not end well, but he may soon be in more familiar territory with his Marine client's religious discrimination case. Clement said he plans to take the case—a dispute over Bible verses—to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, he said, "tees up the extent to which service members will enjoy the same protections for their religious exercise as the rest of us."

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  • George

    Re: "“Here, a few judges concluded that keeping scripture nearby isn’t ‘important’" Christian Scriptures tell us to "pray in secret" ("in the closet", per some translations) and to not make a show of one‘s piety.

  • JHR

    I believe the reporter meant to say "bad-conduct discharge" rather than "bad-faith discharge.

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