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Elliot Mincberg
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Elliot Mincberg is a senior fellow at People For the American Way and People For the American Way Foundation. Formerly, Mincberg served as the organizations’ senior vice president, general counsel, and legal director. He has also served as Chief Counsel for Oversight and Investigations at the House Judiciary Committee and Senior Counsel, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and as a partner at Hogan and Hartson. Mincberg helps to guide and oversee the organizations’ work on religious liberty, church-state separation, free expression, and other constitutional law issues.

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What Hobby Lobby Shows Us About the Supreme Court and Civil Rights Laws: Winners and Losers in the Roberts Court

(7) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 5:05 PM

In its recent decision in Hobby Lobby, the conservative 5-4 majority -- Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Alito, Scalia, Thomas, and Kennedy -- did something that may appear very unusual. In divided cases, these five Justices have the reputation for interpreting very narrowly laws passed by Congress to protect civil...

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