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Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Pleasant Grove City, UT v. Summum

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07-665 10th Cir. Nov 12, 2008
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Feb 25, 2009 9-0 Alito OT 2008

Issue: Whether, under the First Amendment, privately donated monuments placed in a public park qualify as private or government speech.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on February 25, 2009.

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