CLS v Martinez: Michael McConnell on the Dangers of this Ruling

Today I have been posting a series of blog entries on the CLS v Martinez case.  Scroll down to see more of the context and early responses.  I just got off the phone with Michael McConnell, who argued the case before the Supreme Court. The CLS/ADF side has emphasized that this is a very limited [Read More…]

CLS v Martinez: David French: The Bad Fruit of a Poisonous Tree

I just got off the phone with David French, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund.  A more thorough rendering of the conversation will be available soon, but for now, here is a rough and ready transcription of one part I found especially interesting: “In many ways I see this case as the fruit [Read More…]

CLS v Martinez: The Alliance Defense Fund Responds

In my earlier post I framed the issues behind CLS v. Martinez and noted the first-blush response of David French, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, which argued the case alongside the Christian Legal Society.  The ADF just issued their press release on the case.  Granted, they have an interest in arguing that [Read More…]

CLS v. Martinez: A Disappointing – But Limited – Decision

In lieu of the usual Morning Reports today, I am going to be collecting responses to the CLS v. Martinez case, for which the Supreme Court just issued its decision (you can download the decision at their website).  As regular readers of Cross and Culture and the Evangelical Portal at Patheos will remember, we interviewed [Read More…]