Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep565/usrep565171/usrep565171.pdf

Holding

The free exercise clause and establishment clause both require a “ministerial exception” that bars lawsuits by a minister against a church; a “called” teacher employed by church school qualified as a minister and was barred from suing for employment discrimination.

Citation

565 U.S. 171

Year

Ratio

Author

Religious Tradition Involved

State/Territory of Origin

Clause (Free Exercise / Establishment / Both / Other)

Does it involve religious institution(s) or individual(s)

Local / State / Federal Legislation

Dissent Author(s)

Uphold / Overturn Penultimate Court

Penultimate court of appeals

Penultimate court opinion citation

E.E.O.C. v. Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and Sch., 597 F.3d 769 (6th Cir. 2010), rev'd, 565 U.S. 171 (2012)