Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 17 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.

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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