In the Courts

OU Advocacy files legal briefs in court cases that impact the Jewish community.

Amicus Curiae Brief: FFRF v. Lew – COLPA, et al.

The Orthodox Union joined with other leading Orthodox Jewish organizations to defend the constitutionality of the federal tax code’s “parsonage” allowance for clergy in federal court. OU Advocacy joined an amicus brief drafted by the noted attorney Nathan Lewin. The … Continued
Read More Posted at April 11, 2014 at 9:50 am

Orthodox Union Welcomes Court Ruling Dismissing Anti-Shechita Lawsuit

Today, the Orthodox Union (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization commended a Washington State appellate court for its decision to uphold Washington’s Humane Slaughter Law, permitting kosher and halal slaughtering of animals. … Continued
Read More Posted at August 1, 2011 at 5:54 pm
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