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Ten Commandments, Nine Judges, and Five Versions of One Amendment - The First:
('Now What?')

16 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2011  

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: July 26, 2011

Abstract

This article explores the variety of opinions expressed by the Justices in the two “Ten Commandments” cases, specifically Justice O’Connor’s dissent and Justice Breyer’s concurrence in Van Orden v. Perry.

Keywords: Ten Commandments, Establishment Clause, First Amendment

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W., Ten Commandments, Nine Judges, and Five Versions of One Amendment - The First: ('Now What?') (July 26, 2011). William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-102; William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 17, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1895570

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