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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Mount Soledad Memorial Association v. Trunk

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2012

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-998 9th Cir. Not Argued Jun 25, 2012 N/A Alito OT 2011
 
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Issue: Whether the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial – recognized by Congress as a national veterans memorial that has stood for over fifty years “as a tribute to the members of the United States Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives in the defense of the United States” – violates the Establishment Clause because it contains a cross among numerous other secular symbols of patriotism and sacrifice.

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Judgment: Statement by Justice Alito respecting denial issued on June 25, 2012.

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