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In the Kennedy v. Bremerton School District matter, on June 27, 2022 the US Supreme Court sided with a football coach who asserted the right to pray on a football field after a game, and held there was no bar to the prayer. 

Read about what the decision means to employers:

"Clear as Mud: Navigating In-School Employee Expression in the Wake of Kennedy v. Bremerton School District," July 15, 2022, by Fox Rothschild

"U.S. Supreme Court: School District Can’t Discipline Coach for Post-Game Public Religious Observances," July 7, 2022, by Jackson Lewis

"First Amendment Fumble: Public Employers Must Balance Constitutional Obligations" July 6, 2022, by Taft

"Supreme Court Finds District Could Not Restrict Coach’s Private Prayer at 50-Yard Line," June 29, 2022, by Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

"SCOTUS Holds That Coach was Wrongly Disciplined for Prayer After Football Games," June 29, 2022, by Dinsmore & Shohl

"SCOTUS Sides with Public School Football Coach Who was Disciplined for Praying After Games," June 28, 2022, by Fisher & Phillips LLP

"Supreme Court Clarifies First Amendment’s Application to Public Employees," June 27, 2022, by Society for Human Resource Management 

"US Supreme Court Adjusts Rules for Public School Employees Engaging in Religious Speech," June 27, 2022, by Squire Patton Boggs

"High Court Ruling: Football Coach's Prayers Amount to Private Speech," June 27, 2022, by International Public Management Association for Human Resources

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