Are religious colleges covered by yesterday's SCOTUS ruling?


University of Virginia law professor Douglas Laycock tells the New York Times that yesterday’s momentous Supreme Court ruling in the Hosanna-Tabor Church v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission case — which granted religious schools an exception to employment discrimination laws — doesn’t just apply to K-12:

Asked about professors at Catholic universities like Notre Dame, Professor Laycock said: “If he teaches theology, he’s covered. If he teaches English or physics or some clearly secular subjects, he is clearly not covered.”

Read the full article here.

Here’s the Chronicle of Higher Education’s report.