Orange County Lawyer, Forthcoming
6 Pages Posted: 3 Sep 2011
Date Written: May 2, 2011
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.
Keywords: Ethical Duties of Criminal Attorneys, Blackstone's Ratio, Phelps v. Snyder, Religious Speech, Ten Commandments
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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