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The Supreme Court and Contraceptive Coverage: Legal and Policy Implications

May 21 @ 3:47 pm EDT

The Supreme Court and Contraceptive Coverage: Legal and Policy Implications
Tuesday, March 11
9:30am-11:00am

One month from today, the Supreme Court will hear two cases from for-profit corporations, Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties, challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) requirement to cover contraceptives on religious grounds. On Tuesday, March 11, two weeks before the hearings, Kaiser Family Foundation will host a public briefing and panel discussion from 9:30am-11:00am ET in its Washington, DC office to discuss the implications of these court cases on the ACA, corporate and individual religious protections, and civil rights.
Speakers at “The Supreme Court and Contraceptive Coverage: Legal and Policy Implications” include:

Welcome and Introduction
•Alina Salganicoff, Ph.D. (Moderator),Vice President and Director, Women’s Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

An Overview of the Contraceptive Coverage Requirement and Legal Challenges
•Laurie Sobel, J.D., Senior Policy Analyst, Women’s Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act and its Application to These Cases
•Marci A. Hamilton, J.D., Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Possible Rulings and Outcomes
•Tom Goldstein, J.D., Publisher SCOTUSblog, Partner Goldstein & Russell, P.C.

Panel Discussion on Implications

Where:
Barbara Jordan Conference Center
Kaiser Family Foundation Offices
1330 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
(one block west of Metro Center)

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Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
3:47 pm UTC-4