Posts Categorized: Sixth Circuit

Are corporations “persons” capable of “religious exercise?”

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Is a for-profit, secular corporation a “person” capable of “religious exercise?” In this recent opinion from the Sixth Circuit on an issue of first impression, the Court said, “No.” On first glance, this question may sound a little silly. But it isn’t silly to the Kennedy family. They own two companies named Autocam Corporation and […]

S.S. Central America sunken treasure and 6th Cir opinion

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The Sixth Circuit released an opinion yesterday on a subject that I’ve actually had a run-in with at another time in my life. It involved the sinking of the S.S. CENTRAL AMERICA (which was formerly known as S.S. GEORGE LAW) in 1857, along with $1,600,000 in gold which was mined from gold rush California (in […]