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Federal appeals court grants Hobby Lobby’s request to speed court case

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Ryan Colby 202-349-7219

The Oklahoman, March 30, 2013

Typically, appeals cases are heard by a panel of three judges, but Hobby Lobby had asked the full court to hear the case — a request that federal appeals courts seldom grant, said Kyle Duncan, general counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is defending Hobby Lobby in its lawsuit.