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  1. BRIEFS OF INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, U.O.J.C.A. (ORTHODOX UNION)
    Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
    Topic: First Amendment Right of Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Association
    Supreme Court of the United States (2000)
    Lightman v. Flaum
    New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division -- Second Department
    Tenafly Eruv Association, Inc., v. Borough of Tenafly
    United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2001)
    Topic: Constitutional Law: Erecting an Eruv and the First Amendment
    Vacco v. Quill
    Supreme Court of the United States (1996)
    Topic: Physician Assisted Suicide
    Becher v. Becher
    New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division -- Second Department
    Topic: New York Get Law
    Simmons-Harris v. Goff
    Ohio Supreme Court
    Topic: The Ohio pilot scholarship program
  2. BRIEFS OF AGUDATH ISRAEL OF AMERICA
    Stenberg v. Carhart
    Topic: Abortion
    Supreme Court of the United States (2000)
    In re Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation
    Submission to a Special Master in Support of Funding Request
    Tenafly Eruv Association, Inc., v. Borough of Tenafly
    United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2001)
    Topic: Constitutional Law: Erecting an Eruv and the First Amendment
    Osborne vs. Lakewood Board of Education
    Topic: Busing for religious school students (2003)
    Beadle v. City of Tampa
    Supreme Court of the United States (1994)
    Topic: Title VII and "undue hardship"
    Cruzan v. Director of Missouri Department of Health
    Supreme Court of the United States (1989)
    Topic: Right to decline life-sustaining intervention
    Board of Education of the Kiryas Joel Village School District v. Grimet
    New York Court of Appeals (1993)
    Topic: First Amendment -- Separation of Church and State
    Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale
    Supreme Court of the United States (1999)
    Topic: Free Excercise of Religion/Private Religious Groups
    Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences v. City of New York and Rudolph W. Giuliani
    United States Court of Appeals (1999)
    Topic: First Amendment/Freedom of Expression (Brooklyn Museum of Art case)
    Gatton v. Goff
    On Appeal from the Court of Common Pleas for Franklin County, Ohio (1996)
    Topic: School choice program
    Leblanc-Sternberg v. Fletcher
    United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1994)
    Topic: First Amendment -- Free Exercise of Religion
    Vacco v. Quill
    Supreme Court of the United States (1996)
    Topic: Assisted suicide
    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services
    Supreme Court of the United States (1988)
    Topic: Abortion
    Casey v. Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania
    Supreme Court of the United States (1991)
    Topic: Abortion
    Weiss v. United States of America
    Supreme Court of the United States (1990)
    Topic: Religious bias in prosecutor's closing argument
    Russman v. Board of Education of Watervliet
    United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1997)
    Topic: Federal Funding for Special Education
    Becher v. Becher
    New York Supreme Court Appellate Division -- Second Department (1997)
    Topic: 1992 New York State Get Law
    New York Magazine v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1997)
    Topic:
  3. BRIEFS OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH LAWYERS AND JURISTS
    Bryan v. Moore
    Supreme Court of the United States (1999)
    Topic: Jewish Law Perspective on Capital Punishment
    John Demjanjuk v. Joseph Petrovsky
    United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1994)
    Topic: Extradition
  4. BRIEFS OF NATIONAL JEWISH COMMISSION ON LAW AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
    Bikkur Cholim, Inc. v. Village of Suffern
    United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY, July 2006)
    Topic: Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act ("RLUIPA")
    Agostini v. Felton
    Supreme Court of the United States (1996)
    Topic:
    Balint v. Carson City Nevada
    Topic: Religious Discrimination In The Workplace;
    Sabbath Observance
    Bryan v. Moore
    Supreme Court of the United States (1999)
    Topic: Jewish Law Perspective on Capital Punishment
    Yarmeisch v. Rubin
    United States District Court Eastern District of New York (1996)
    Topic: Intervention in Case RE: The Constitutionality of the New York Kosher Food Consumer Protection Statute
    Yarmeisch v. Rubin
    United States District Court Eastern District of New York (1997)
    Topic: Intervention in Case RE: The Constitutionality of the New York Kosher Food Consumer Protection Statute
    MITCHELL V. HELMS
    In the Supreme Court of the United States, On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners
    Topic: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 ("ESEA") and First Amendment (Separation of Church and State)
     
  5. MISCELLANEOUS BRIEFS/COMPLAINTS
    Ciralsky v. CIA
    United States District Court for the District of Columbia (2000)
    Topic: Complaint Re-- Religious Profiling and Discrimination by CIA
    United States of America v. Jonathan Jay Pollard
    United States District Court for the District of Columbia (2000)
    Declaration of Jonathan Jay Pollard in Support of Motion for Resentencing
    United States of America v. Jonathan Jay Pollard
    United States District Court for the District of Columbia (2000)
    Memorandum of Law in Support of Jonathan Jay Pollard's 2255 Motion for Resentencing
    Sklar v. Commisioner of Internal Revenue
    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2000)
    Topic: Tax Deductibility of Religious School Tuition
    Estate of Ungar v. Palestinian Authority
    United States District Court - District Court of Rhode Island (2000)
    Topic: Complaint Against P.L.O.
    Estate of Ungar v. Palestinian Authority
    United States District Court - District Court of Rhode Island (2000)
    Topic: Memorandum in Support of Plaintiffs' Application for Entry of Default
    Zivotofsky vs. The Secretary of State

    Locke v. Davey (pdf file)
    On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    Berger v. Barnhart, Commissioner of Social Security
    (D.D.C. 2004) (Complaint) (pdf file)
    Social Security Administration Decision Relating to Israeli Pensions

    Memorandum of Law in Support of Eruv
    submitted to Village of Great Neck Estates, New York
    State of Alabama v. ACLU
    Supreme Court of the State of Alabama (1997)
    Topic: 1st Amendment: Separation of Church and State
    Bigio v. The Coca Cola Company
    United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Topic: Expropriation of Jewish Property in Egypt
    Becher v. Becher
    New York Supreme Court Appellate Division -- Second Department (1997)
    Topic: 1992 New York State Get Law
    Hack, et al. v. The President and Fellows of Yale College, et al.
    United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (1997)
    Topic: Yale Students Lawsuit re: On-Campus Dorming Requirement
    Hack, et al. v. The President and Fellows of Yale College, et al.
    PLAINTIFFS' MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS
    United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
    Topic: Yale Students Lawsuit re: On-Campus Dorming Requirement
    Hack, et al. v. The President and Fellows of Yale College, et al.
    BRIEF FOR THE PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS
    On Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT from the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
    Topic: Yale Students Lawsuit re: On-Campus Dorming Requirement
    Jews for Jesus v. Steven C. Brodsky
    United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    Topic: Trademark Infringement
    Jews for Jesus v. Steven C. Brodsky: Reply Brief of Appellant Steven C. Brodsky
    United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    Topic: Trademark Infringement
    Jews for Jesus v. Steven C. Brodsky: Amended Trial Brief of Defendent Steven C. Brodsky
    United States District Court, District of New Jersey
    Topic: Trademark Infringement
     
  6. BRIEF ON BEHALF OF AVI CHAI FOUNDATION
    MITCHELL V. HELMS
    In the Supreme Court of the United States, On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners
    Topic: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 ("ESEA") and First Amendment (Separation of Church and State)

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