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On This Date in Legal History

On May 5, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided Town of Greece v. Galloway. The Court (in a 5:4 decision) held that reciting a prayer before a town meeting doesn’t violate the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. Read more about … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On May 5, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided Town of Greece v. Galloway. The Court (in a 5:4 decision) held that reciting a prayer before a town meeting doesn’t violate the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. Read more about … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

Last year on this date the United States Supreme Court decided Town of Greece v. Galloway. The Court (in a 5:4 decision) held that reciting a prayer before a town meeting doesn’t violate the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. Read more … Continue reading

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Is It Unconstitutional For Clergy To Recite A Prayer Before A Town Meeting?

The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument this week in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway.  Since 1999 the town has been inviting predominantly (though not exclusively) Christian clergy to open its monthly meetings with a prayer.  The … Continue reading

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