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Lynn v. Sekulow
June 2010 Archives

Today, Americans United is celebrating another victory – this time at the U.S. Supreme Court. This morning, the high court upheld a policy at University of California, Hastings College of the Law that prohibits school-subsidized clubs from engaging in religious …Read More

Barry, Like many decisions recently by federal district courts – the decision by the federal district court in Connecticut prohibiting two Enfield School District high schools from holding their graduation ceremonies at First Cathedral was simply wrong. Unfortunately, the calendar …Read More

Jay, More than a week has gone by since a district court judge in Connecticut ruled that a public high school could not hold its two high schools’ graduation ceremonies in a cathedral, yet I haven’t heard any complaints from …Read More

Barry,  Thanks for standing up for the rights of our client, Raymond Hosier, who was punished by a New York school district for wearing a Rosary to school.  By the way, I never considered your position on this issue “odd” …Read More

Jay, you were certainly right to support a student’s right to wear a rosary in spite of a public school’s “anti gang symbol” policy–and indeed to challenge the facial constitutionality of the school’s fundamentally flawed approach to restricting First Amendment …Read More

Barry, I did a double-take today when I read a report in the Washington Times that you believe the New York school district was wrong in suspending our client, Raymond Hosier, for wearing a Rosary to school.   In punishing Raymond, …Read More

Barry,  It took only a few hours before a federal court in New York acted on our request for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and cleared the way for our client, 13-year-old Raymond Hosier of Schenectady who had been suspended indefinitely …Read More