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Coverage of Wednesday’s oral argument in Town of Greece v. Galloway, in which two residents of a New York town are challenging the town’s practice of beginning its council meetings with a prayer, continues.  Chantal Valery reports for AFP, while Steven Mazie does the same for The Economist.

In other Court-related news, on Wednesday evening the Supreme Court Historical Society continued its lecture series focused on plaintiffs in landmark twentieth-century cases with a lecture by Kelly Shackelford on Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, a case involving the free speech rights of students.  Coverage of the lecture comes from Kali Borkoski for this blog and Mark Walsh at Education Week’s The School Law Blog


[Disclosure:  Kevin Russell, of Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.  The firm is also counsel to the respondents in Walden.  However, I am not affiliated with the firm.]

Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Friday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 8, 2013, 7:57 AM),