BECKET LAW

BECKET LAW

Washington, DC

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ABOUT

The mission of Becket Law is to be a public interest law firm that defends the free expression of all religious traditions. 

Major programs for this organization include: The Canterbury Medal Dinner; Supreme Court case advocacy

IN THE NEWS

TOP TEN MOMENTS OF #LIBERTYFORUM2016

Every year Liberty Forum inspires and rejuvenates the individuals in the worldwide freedom movement, and this past weekend was more inspirational than ever. More than anything, there was a palpable connectedness among our partners, our supporters, and various friends and family members. With 58 countries represented, Liberty For...

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FLORIDA COURT RULES RELIGIOUS GROUPS CAN HELP PROVIDE SOCIAL SERVICES

Government bureaucracies are rarely effective or efficient at providing crucial social services to the less fortunate. Private and nonprofit organizations with charitable aid missions, however, often work wonders with few resources. That’s the case for Prisoners of Christ and Lamb of God Ministries in Florida, which helps former...

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CHALLENGE TO MANDATORY CA TEACHER UNION FEES HEARD BY U.S. SUPREME COURT

Freedom of association is a fundamental cornerstone of the ideas of liberty, but mandatory union fees for school teachers have long held many of those teachers captive to an ideological system that they don’t support. The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing testimony in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a...

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CUBAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST AWARDED CANTERBURY MEDAL

Human rights activist Armando Valladares, who spent 22 years in Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s gulags for refusing to publicly post a placard supporting the tyrant, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Canterbury Medal, the highest honor bestowed by Atlas Network partner the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Freedom of consc...

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‘LOVE GOV’ VIDEO SERIES WINS 2015 LIGHTS, CAMERA, LIBERTY! AWARD

Knowing how target audiences consume and interpret information is key to the success of the liberty movement. Thanks to Atlas Network’s Lights, Camera, Liberty! program, partners all over the world are working together to tell powerful stories through video and film. At LFFD 2015, Atlas Network hand-picked a selection of five sh...

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BECKET FUND’S NEW POWERHOUSE STANDING

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty earned a write-up in The Washington Post as a "powerhouse" legal firm weeks after its victory in the Hobby Lobby case. The article explains Becket's commitment to defending “all denominations, from 'A to Z, from Anglicans to Zoroastrians.'”

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