On This Date in Legal History

On October 4, 1983, Lynch v. Donnelly was argued before the Supreme Court.  The Court was asked to decide whether the City of Pawtucket violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment when it included a nativity scene in its annual holiday display.

Warren Burger was the 15th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Chief Justice Warren Burger authored the majority opinion

The Supreme Court (in a 5 to 4 decision) held that it didn’t. You can listen to the attorneys argue this case before the Court ar https://goo.gl/NbkYbz.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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