June 18, 2021

Washington Insider: COVID and the Courts

IHE Director of the M.A. Program in Human Rights William Saunders, J.D., reflects on the recent Supreme Court cases affecting religious liberty.
April 13, 2021

William Saunders on Court Decision on DC Churches

William Saunders, J.D., Program Director of the M.A. in Human Rights thanks the Archdiocese of Washington for bringing the case to court.
March 4, 2021

Reflecting on Last Summer’s Supreme Court: Life and Religious Liberty

IHE Director of the M.A. Program in Human Rights William Saunders, J.D., analyzes the Supreme Court's decisions promulgated at the end of the 2020 summer term.
November 8, 2019

On the Supreme Court’s Horizon: Presidential Power

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case with significant implications regarding the powers of the presidency. The case, "Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau," concerns the power of the president to remove the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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October 24, 2019

Abortion Comes To The Supreme Court: High Court Will Review Case on Louisiana Law

William Saunders, J.D., Director of the Program in Human Rights, comments on the Supreme Court's October 4 decision to review a Louisiana abortion case. "Two and a half years ago, the court decided Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In that decision, the high court struck down a Texas law that, among other things, required abortionists to have admitting privileges in a local hospital. The two cases seem more or less identical. What has changed? Why would the court consider the issue again?"