An op-ed written by Professor Michael Helfand on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby was published in the Washington Times. The Court ruled that qualifying private corporations may claim a religious exemption from the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage requirement. Professor Helfand has published other commentary and op-eds on the Hobby Lobby decision for the Washington Post and Forward.com, and has been interviewed by other news outlets including Mashable and Investor’s Business Daily.
Professor Helfand is the Associate Director for the Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies. His primary research interests include law and religion and constitutional law.