Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

DeWeese v. American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2011
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1512 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether an organization has standing under Article III to bring an Establishment Clause challenge based on an “injury” allegedly sustained by one of its members; (2) whether petitioner’s purported religious purpose behind a previous courtroom display renders any proffered secular purpose behind a new display a sham; and (3) whether petitioner's jurisprudential commentary was an impermissible endorsement of religion.

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Certiorari-stage documents

 
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