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There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
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DeWeese v. American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2011
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1512 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011
 
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Issue: (1) Whether an organization has standing under Article III to bring an Establishment Clause challenge based on an “injury” allegedly sustained by one of its members; (2) whether petitioner’s purported religious purpose behind a previous courtroom display renders any proffered secular purpose behind a new display a sham; and (3) whether petitioner's jurisprudential commentary was an impermissible endorsement of religion.

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