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RFRA Claims: What are the Issues?

RFRA Claims: What are the Issues? Plaintiff & Defense Perspectives – May 18

TOPICS:
• Legal Developments Leading Up to RFRAs
– Brief History of Religious Exercise Protections in the U.S.
– Pre-Smith
– Smith
– The Federal RFRA & Boerne

• State RFRAs and the Indiana Experience
– States that have State RFRAs
– Recent State RFRA Attempts – Indiana and Other State Experiences

• RFRAs and Discrimination Claims
– How RFRAs Work
– Actual Cases Under Existing Federal and State RFRAs

• Indiana Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(g) & RFRA Clients

• Approaching the Issues – Balancing Interests When Competing Rights Collide
Example Scenarios:
– Employers vs. Birth Control and Medical Abortions
– Pharmacists vs. Birth Control and Medical Abortions
– Ministers and Churches vs. Same Sex Weddings
– Landlords/Wedding Venues vs. Same Sex Customers
– Wedding Vendors vs. Same Sex Customers
– Adoption Agencies vs. Same Sex Applicants
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FACULTY:
Barry A. Bostrom – Chair
Attorney At Law, Terre Haute

Kenneth J. Falk
American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana, Indianapolis

Professor Robert A. Katz
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis

Brian J. Paul
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Indianapolis

Peter J. Rusthoven
Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Indianapolis

Professor Margaret C. Tarkington
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis
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RFRA CLAIMS: WHAT ARE THE ISSUES?
Plaintiff & Defense Perspectives
4.25 CLE / .5 E – Thursday, May 18; 9:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

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