In today’s bonus episode of This Day in Miami History, Matthew Bunch speaks to Douglas Laycock, the Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law and the lawyer who successfully argued on behalf of the Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye at the Supreme Court.

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Animal sacrifice and Religious Freedom: Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of Hialeah by David M. O’Brien at Internet Archive:

Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah at

The Supreme Court’s Assault on Free Exercise, and the Amicus Brief That Was Never Filed by Douglas Laycock (JSTOR login required):

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