The Court determined it must consider the sincere religious beliefs of the individual when evaluating claims under the Free Exercise Clause and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA). It is improper to evaluate those claims under the centrality test, which attempts to determine if the individual’s beliefs are central to a tenant of the religion in question. Once the sincere belief is shown, the courts must then fully examine the remaining considerations under the Free Exercise Clause and the RLUIPA.
Sichting, Anna, "Paliotta v. State Dep’t of Corrections, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 58 (Sept. 14, 2017)" (2017). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 1082.