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On This Date in Legal History

On March 2, 2011, the United States Supreme Court decided Snyder v. Phelps. Snyder, the father of a marine who died serving in Iraq, sued the Westboro Baptist Church (“Westboro”) and its founder, Fred Phelps, for picketing near his son’s funeral … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 2011 the United States Supreme Court decided Snyder v. Phelps. Snyder, the father of a marine who died serving in Iraq, sued the Westboro Baptist Church (“Westboro”) and its founder, Fred Phelps, for picketing near his … Continue reading

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