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4th Circuit bats .500 at Supreme Court, strikes out in ‘Peace Cross’ (access required)

The intermediate U.S. appeals court that reviews federal cases from Maryland and four nearby states batted .500 at the Supreme Court this past term. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals most notably struck out when the justices overturned its ...

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Supreme Court rules ‘Peace Cross’ can remain standing (access required)

A 40-foot cross erected as a war memorial on public land in Bladensburg does not violate the constitutional separation of church and state and can remain standing, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The cross, though associated with Christianity, serves ...

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Supreme Court hears arguments on 40-foot ‘Peace Cross’ memorial (access required)

WASHINGTON – Attorneys defending a 40-foot cross erected as a war memorial on public land in Bladensburg told a seemingly divided U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that the monolith does not violate the constitutional separation of church and state, as ...

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