Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, et al., Petitioners v. Linda A. Lacewell, Superintendent, New York Department of Financial Services, et al.

  1. May 21, 2024

    NY High Court Upholds State Abortion Coverage Mandate

    New York's highest court on Tuesday upheld a state law requiring employee health plans to cover medically necessary abortions, finding a 2021 U.S. Supreme Court decision didn't change the state court's determination that an exemption process in the law was constitutional.

  2. April 16, 2024

    NY High Court Zeroes In On Abortion Coverage Exemptions

    New York's highest court grappled Tuesday with whether a state regulation's exemption process shielding religious groups from a requirement that employee health plans cover abortions conflicted with a 2021 U.S. Supreme Court decision, with multiple judges questioning the constitutionality of the carveout procedure.

  3. November 01, 2021

    Justices Punt New York Abortion Coverage Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent back to state court a constitutional challenge from religious groups to a New York regulation requiring employee health plans to cover abortions, declining an invitation to revisit controversial precedent on the limits of the First Amendment's free exercise clause.