Bloomberg Law
June 25, 2019, 1:52 PM

NYU Think Tank Supports Fight Against Religious Conscience Rule

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

A New York think tank won permission to file briefs supporting efforts to undo a Trump Administration rule that may lead to widespread discrimination in health care.

Judge William Alsup June 24 granted New York University Law School’s Institute for Policy & Integrity permission to file friend-of-the-court briefs in cases pending before him in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The City & County of San Francisco and the County of Santa Clara are challenging a rule slated to go into effect July 22. The rule would allow any health-care worker to refuse to provide patients ...