Westboro Baptist and the Limits of Religious Speech

Lorin Geitner

Claremont Graduate University

May 2, 2011

Orange County Lawyer, Forthcoming

A discussion of the role of defense attorneys, the implications of the prosecutorial burden of proof, the Supreme Court case of Phelps v. Snyder, and a corresponding incident in Floyd County Virginia involving the posting of the 10 Commandments in a public school, by different parties, and why there were differing results depending upon the party.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 6

Keywords: Ethical Duties of Criminal Attorneys, Blackstone's Ratio, Phelps v. Snyder, Religious Speech, Ten Commandments

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Date posted: September 3, 2011  

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Geitner, Lorin, Westboro Baptist and the Limits of Religious Speech (May 2, 2011). Orange County Lawyer, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1921569

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Lorin C. Geitner (Contact Author)
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