UF Law experts available to address Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision
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June 30, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The following University of Florida faculty are available for comment on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. The ruling states that in some cases for-profit companies who object to certain contraceptive measures based on religious beliefs may be exempt from covering contraception to women under the Affordable Care Act.
Steven Willis, Professor of Law
Willis has written an amicus brief on the health care issue for the Supreme Court and has either written or signed a brief for each Florida Circuit. He has also published three law review articles on the case, including “Corporations, Taxes and Religion: The Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Contraceptive Cases.”
Michael Allan Wolf, Richard E. Nelson Chair in Local Government Law
Wolf specializes in issues dealing with constitutional law, legal and constitutional history and the Supreme Court. His book, “The Supreme Court and the Environment: The Reluctant Protector,” was published earlier this year.