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    What Happens When the Supreme Court is Deadlocked?

    The unfilled seat on the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February 2016 has an indeterminate effect on the remaining cases to be decided this term. Those cases are: Foster v. Chatman, Argued November 2, 2015 (Jury Selection)Fisher v.   Read More...

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    Amy Parrish: Where is She Now?

    Discipleship has always been an integral part of the work of Mauck & Baker. One rewarding aspect is seeing the great things the past employees of the firm have moved on to, which is why we are starting a series profiling past employees. First off, Amy Parrish.   Read More...

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    Illuminating the Pro-Life Cause: Interview with Ryan Bomberger

    Conceived by rape, adopted by a multi-racial family, Ryan Bomberger of the Radiance Foundation has a unique perspective on abortion and its effects on society. Listen below as we interview him on topics such as the Church and adoption, how we can be better advocates for life and the unborn, and his new book, Not Equal: Civil Rights Gone Wrong. See more of Ryan's work here.   Read More...

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    Federal Suit Filed Before Easter to Protect Living Spring Church

    (Chicago, IL—March 23, 2016) Pastor Yomi Joel and Living Spring International Church filed suit in federal court today against the Village of Midlothian to protect the Church’s right to worship at its building located 4645 147th Street. After dragging the Church through a nearly year-long permit process, the Village Board voted to deny the Church’s permit request on February 24, 2016, ignoring the Zoning Board of Appeals recommendation to approve the Church. “Our church may not look like their c...  Read More...

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    A Divine Collision in Africa: Interview with Jim Gash and Henry

      How did a California law professor and a wrongfully accused prisoner come to inspire justice reform for an entire nation in Africa? This week, we spoke with Jim Gash and Henry about their new book, Divine Collision, and their remarkable story of how God orchestrated murder accusations into meaningful reform in the Ugandan criminal justice system. Tune in Saturdays at 3:00 pm on AM 1160 for Lawyers for Jesus Radio. Each week, the attorneys from Mauck & Baker wi...  Read More...

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    How Should Christians Answer Jihad: Interview with Nabeel Qureshi

    In our polarizing political environment, the distinctions between the religion of Islam and our Muslim friends and neighbors have become indistinguishable. Dr. Nabeel Qureshi is a former Muslim and a Christian apologist who spoke to attorneys Noel Sterett and  Michelle Zier about his new book, Answering Jihad: A Better Way Forward.   Read More...

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    Politics from the Pulpit?

      Unless you are a cloistered cleric, you are aware—perhaps painfully aware—that we are in the thick of a presidential election year. Social media and the 24 hour news cycle provide an incessant source of political punditry and prognostication. You may enjoy and engage in the political debate in hopes that it will produce a better America with better laws—laws which greatly affect you, your family, and your neighbors.   Read More...

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    Scalia's Flick of the Chin

    We were deeply saddened by the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia. His convictions and wit were unmatched in the judiciary. At Mauck & Baker, our own unique memory of Justice Scalia is memorialized by a personal letter in our office; the story behind it captures Scalia’s biting bluntness that made him so effective on the highest court.   Read More...

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    Norway’s Parental Rights Down the Rabbit Hole, America Next?

      In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, published his famous novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Readers then and now continue to be mystified by a narrative that can only be described as illogical and wholly irrational. The novel introduced readers to a world of such absurdity that it helped launch the phenomenon now known as the literary-nonsense genre.  Lately, another story has been unfolding rivaling even Carrol’s work within the same genre...  Read More...

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    Freedom and Reconciliation for King’s Tabernacle in Johnston, RI

    (Johnston, R.I.—February 28, 2016) We are delighted to report that on February 28, 2016, King’s Tabernacle Church is free to worship at their new location in Johnston, Rhode Island. The worship service pictured above was the church’s first meeting in nearly a year in the 124 year old church building which had been purchased from the Belknap Community Church. When King’s Tabernacle acquired the property in April of 2015, the town would not allow the predominantly African-American congregation to ...  Read More...

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