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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina. Amy Howe has our preview.
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Gauss v. The Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

Petition for certiorari denied on June 18, 2012

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11-1139 Conn. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011
 
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Issue: Whether the First Amendment, as interpreted by this Court in Jones v. Wolf, requires state civil courts to enforce an alleged trust imposed on local church property by provisions in denominational documents, regardless of whether those provisions would be legally cognizable under generally applicable rules of state property and trust law.

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