Thursday, November 24, 2016

Indiana Appeals Court Hears Oral Arguments In RFRA Defense To Tax Evasion

On Monday, the Indiana Court of Appeals heard oral arguments (video of full arguments) in Tyms-Bey v. State of Indiana. In the case, defendant charged with tax evasion filed notice that he intended to raise a religious freedom defense under Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The trial court struck the defense and defendant filed this interlocutory appeal.  Washington Post reports in more detail on the case.