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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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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1139 Conn. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

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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