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Supreme Court reschedules religious liberty cases for historic telephonic oral arguments Three Becket cases to be heard by the High Court in early May

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Ryan Colby 202-349-7219

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WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has rescheduled oral argument in three Becket cases, Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, St. James Catholic School v. Bieland Little Sisters of the Poor v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for early MayIn the interest of safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Court made an unprecedented announcement Monday that it would hear a select number of the postponed cases telephonically this spring. The remainder of the postponed cases will be heard during the Court’s next term. Little Sisters of the Poor v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be heard on Wednesday, May 6, 2020and Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James Catholic School v. Biel are scheduled for argument on Monday, May 11, 2020 

The Court has never before heard arguments telephonically. C-SPAN has announced that it will broadcast the telephonic oral arguments live. 

For more information or to arrange an interview, contact Ryan Colby atmedia@becketlaw.orgor 202-349-7219.Interviews can be arranged in English, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.