Utah Highway Patrol Ass’n v. American AtheistsPetition for certiorari denied on October 31, 2011
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-1276||10th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2011|
Issue: (1) Which Establishment Clause test should be applied when analyzing passive public displays; (2) does the Establishment Clause forbid roadside memorial crosses marking the site of death for state highway troopers killed in the line of duty; and (3) is a collection of memorials owned by a private organization, disclaimed by the state, and located on both private and public property properly classified as government speech?
Plain English Summary:
- SCOTUS for law students: Free speech and religious freedom intersect in case of Utah crosses (Stephen Wermiel)
- Petition of the day (Marissa Miller)