Thursday, January 16, 2014

7th Circuit Allows Notre Dame Students To Intervene In Appeal of Contraceptive Mandate Rule Challenge

The Chicago Tribune reported this week that the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a motion filed earlier this month by three female Notre Dame University students seeking to intervene anonymously in the appeal by Notre Dame of the ruling requiring it to comply with the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage mandate final rules relating to religious non-profits. (Memorandum supporting motion to intervene.) The 3 students say that their access to contraceptives turns on the outcome of the case.