Salazar v. Buono and the Future of the Establishment Clause
Christopher C. Lund
Wayne State University Law School
August 26, 2010
Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 105, p. 1387, 2011
Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 10-11
This essay reflects on the Supreme Court's recent decision in Salazar v. Buono, 130 S. Ct. 1803 (2010). The case involved a constitutional challenge, brought under the Establishment Clause, to a cross put up by private parties on government land in the Mojave National Preserve. This piece reviews the issues presented by the case (only some of which were addressed by the Supreme Court), and considers the future of the Establishment Clause in that light.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 12
Keywords: Establishment Clause, endorsement test, Salazar v. Buono, passive displays, cross, religious, symbolsAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 28, 2010 ; Last revised: June 13, 2012
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