Lawsuits filed over Judge Moore's Ten Commandments
Michael deHaven Newsom
mnewsom at LAW.HOWARD.EDU
Wed Oct 31 11:21:58 PST 2001
Why is is surprising that the Southern Poverty Law Center would file a
lawsuit in this mastter?
Will Esser wrote:
> It was just a matter of time, but two lawsuits have
> been filed over Judge Moore's Ten Commandments statute
> in the Alabama Supreme Court judicial building. Not
> surprisingly, they were filed in federal court. I
> wonder how a state judge would feel in being asked to
> declare the actions of the state supreme court chief
> justice unconstitutional.
> The lawsuits were filed by Americans United for
> Separation of Church and State (not surprising) and by
> the Southern Poverty Law Center (a bit more
> surprising). The story is found at:
> Will Esser --- Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
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