"Federal courts get the opportunity to resolve the great debates of our time. In 2001, the Nine were asked to answer the question, 'What is golf?' This week, Judge Richard Posner and the Seventh Circuit — not ones to be outdone by Justice Scalia and the Supremes — addressed an equally important issue: Who decides if a Catholic nun is really a 'nun.'Here's the Court of Appeals opinion. [temporary link]
"(Hint: If you guessed the Catholic Church, you’re correct.)"
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Nun Sequitur: Jury Can't Decide Religious Question
Robyn Hagan Cain posts at the Seventh Circuit News and Information blog.
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