Category Archives: U.S. CONSTITUTION

Gene Schaerr at Winston & Strawn Today Reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 8-1 Vote on Protesting at Military Funerals


“We’re also pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court recognized how offensive the protests at issue in this case were to the family and to all those who have served honorably in our Nation’s military,” Schaerr concluded. Continue reading

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Winston & Strawn Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief Urging Court To Allow Prisoners Monetary Damages for Religious Rights Abuses


“Texas’ solution typically has been to simply move prisoners filing religious freedom lawsuits from prison to prison, thus making prisoners’ pending cases moot. Poof! Problem solved,” said Gene Schaerr, firm-wide chair of Appellate and Critical Motions practice at Winston & Strawn LLP. Continue reading

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