Upcoming Oral Argument at the US Supreme Court on the Issue of Separation of Church and State

On October 5, 2011, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about one of the more closely watched separation-of-church-and-state cases in many years. Can a teacher at a private religious school sue that private religious school for a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (the "ADA")? If the teacher worked in a public school, the answer would be yes. But if the teacher works in a private religious school, some argue that the "freedom of religion" aspect of the First Amendment means that such private schools can set any "religious" rules they want - even if they violate the ADA. We'll see.   For more read this short blog on this case.