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Duane Morris Alert: 'Religious Worship Services' After Hours in School Facilities Prohibited by NYC Rule and Sustained by 2nd Circuit

Case probably opens a Supreme Court debate about how the Establishment Clause and the Free Speech Clause interface By a 2-1 vote, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit-in The Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York 1 -vacated a permanent injunction...

Judge Tosses Attempt To Stop Texas Prayer Rally

HOUSTON - (AP) A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop Gov. Rick Perry from sponsoring a national day of Christian prayer and fasting, ruling Thursday that the group of atheists and agnostics did not have legal standing to sue. U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller said the Freedom From...

After Many Years, US Supreme Court Again Takes On Legislative Prayer

Cullen D. Seltzer, Esquire, litigator and colleague at Sands Anderson PC, recently shared his report about a key legislative prayer case going to be decided by the United States Supreme Court. Given the number of legislative prayers that we local government attorneys witness and are asked to opine upon...