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Thomas K. Johnson II and Tanya Warnke published an article on Thomson Reuters discussing the U.S. Supreme Court decision Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru that expanded the “ministerial exception,” which allows religious organizations to avoid federal anti-discrimination laws. The Court’s holding emphasizes the importance of the employee’s function, as well as the religious organization’s definition and explanation of a job’s importance when determining the applicability of the exception. The majority opinion was written by Justice Alito, with a separate concurrence written by Justice Thomas. Justice Sotomayor wrote a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Ginsburg.