The history of the law merchant offered by Harold J. Berman that we looked at briefly in Chapter 7 suggests that the law merchant always involved the…

The history of the law merchant offered by Harold J. Berman that we looked at briefly in Chapter 7 suggests that the law merchant always involved the merchants in the law-making process. In fact, the courts established by the guilds were run by elected guild members. It is likely that these guild leaders would have understood that the law can often make merchants choose between making a profit and following their religion beliefs. Given that knowledge, speculate on just how the guild members might have decided The Hobby Lobby Case.