Nathan Lewin is a Washington lawyer who has engaged in trial and appellate litigation in federal and state courts for more than 55 years. He is a graduate of Yeshiva College and Harvard Law School. He was a law clerk to Justice John M. Harlan of the Supreme Court, and then Assistant to the Solicitor General and Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice. He has presented 28 oral arguments in the Supreme Court, including several in the area of religious liberties. He gives a seminar in Supreme Court litigation at Columbia Law School.
Four decades ago, I witnessed the court fail to protect the religious freedom of employees. Next week, it may finally redeem itself and grant religious Americans the protection they deserve.
By Nathan Lewin · February 26, 2019