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Establishment Clause

Feb 18, 2019

Civil Rights: Informed Consent Law-Religious Freedom Restoration Act-Establishment Clause

Plaintiff sought injunctive relief against pre-abortion requirements of the Missouri Informed Consent Law. Plaintiff did not argue that compliance would place an undue burden on her right to an abortion but instead violated her rights under the Establishment Clause and under the Missouri Religious Freedom Restoration Act because the requirements conflicted with her religious belief […]

Sep 11, 2018

Constitutional Law :  Currency Motto –  Atheist Challenge – Establishment Clause

New Doe Child v. U.S. (MLW No. 72064/Case No. 16-4440 – 18 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Gruender, J.)

Oct 6, 2017

Constitutional Law :  Abortion Restrictions  –  Informed Consent Law  –   Establishment Clause

Doe v. Greitens (MLW No. 71086/Case No. WD80387 – 11 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Newton, J.)

Aug 26, 2014

Constitutional : Ten Commandments – Establishment Clause

Red River Freethinkers v. City of Fargo (MLW No. 66856/Case No. 13-1934 – 12 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Benton, J.)

Feb 19, 2014

Commentary: Religion in public schools — still an issue

Let us take a little trip to Sabine Parish. It is located in “the Bible Belt” of Louisiana. How do we know that? Because the superintendent of the Sabine Parish School District said so to the parents of a Buddhist sixth-grader.

Nov 6, 2013

Supreme Court hears town meeting prayer case

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court faced the task of drawing a line between permissible religious addresses by private citizens at public meetings and unconstitutional government-sanctioned prayer today.

Jul 14, 2011

Constitutional: Establishment Clause – Public Charter School – Standing

American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota v. Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, et al. (MLW No. 62444/Case No. 10-2326 – 10 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Shepherd, J.)

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