Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Pleasant Grove City, UT v. Summum

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-665 10th Cir. Nov 12, 2008
Feb 25, 2009 9-0 Alito OT 2008

Issue: Whether, under the First Amendment, privately donated monuments placed in a public park qualify as private or government speech.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on February 25, 2009.

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