St. Joseph Abbey monks can sell caskets after U.S. Supreme Court rejects state appeal

The Times-Picayune: The St. Joseph Abbey monks will be able to legally sell handcrafted caskets from their St. Tammany Parish monastery near Covington after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request by Louisiana’s board of funeral directors to overturn an appeals court ruling that allowed the monks to sell caskets without a funeral director’s license.

Vikrant P. Reddy at National Review Bench Memos: Supreme Court Denies Review in Casket Case, Monks’ Victory Stands