Title

Legislative prayer gets Supreme Court review

Document Type

Newsletter

Publication Date

11-4-2013

Abstract

Rick Garnett was quoted in the Associated Press article by MARK SHERMAN

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Richard Garnett, a University of Notre Dame law professor and former Supreme Court clerk, said it is likely that the court will reverse the appeals court and that a narrow ruling of the sort sought by the administration could cause some liberal justices to join their conservative colleagues.

But because the case can be resolved narrowly, Garnett said it probably is not one the justices will use to order judges to take a more hands-off approach to instances in which religion and government mix.