Agudath Israel intervenes, usually through the submission of amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) legal briefs, in court cases throughout the country that could have an impact on religious liberty.  In this section we include news about some of the important briefs we have filed and signed onto in this area, along with copies of the actual briefs and court decisions.

Agudath Israel Asks the Supreme Court to Protect the Independent Operations of Religious Institutions

Amicus Curiae Brief in Ministerial Exception Case of North American Mission Board v. McRaney

Amicus Brief Defending Kaparos Press Release

Amicus Brief Defending Kaparos

Supreme Court  Ministerial Exception Decision Press Release

Supreme Court Decision in Ministerial Exception Case

COLPA Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Ministerial Exception Case

Massachusetts Ministerial Exception Case Amicus Brief Press Release

Amicus Brief in Massachusetts Ministerial Exception Case

Amicus Brief Filed in Supreme Court Religious Liberty Case of Fulton v. Philadelphia

COLPA Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Religious Liberty Case of Fulton v. Philadelphia

Amicus Brief Filed in Supreme Court Religious Liberty Case in NIFLA v. Becerra Press Release

Amicus Brief Asks Court to Allow Batei Din To Have Sessions on Sundays

Amicus Brief in Case Regarding Allowing Batei Din to Have Sessions on Sunday

Supreme Court Asked to Hear Religious Liberty Case of Storman v. Wiesman Involving Selective Enforcement of Law Affecting Pharmacies

Amicus Brief Filed in U.S. Supreme Court in Storman v. Wiesman Religious Liberty Case

Amicus Brief Filed in Catholic Charities v. Serio Religious Liberty Case

Amicus Brief in Sternberg v. Carhart Abortion Rights Case

Amicus Brief in Good News Club v. Milford Freedom of Religion Case

Amicus Brief in Casey v. Planned Parenthood Abortion Rights Case

Amicus Brief in Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Abortion Rights Case