“Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue: The Free Exercise Clause Prevails” by Martha McCarthy

The Supreme Court delivered a precedent-setting decision on June 30, 2020, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. The facts and holding of this case have already been addressed in the Canopy Forum, so I will only summarize them here. Then, following a brief discussion of the Court’s distinction between religious status and use, I will