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Westboro Baptist and the Limits of Religious Speech
orange County Lawyer (2009)
  • Lorin C. Geitner, Chapman University

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.

  • Ethical Duties of Criminal Attorneys,
  • Blackstone's Ratio,
  • Phelps v. Snyder,
  • Religious Speech,
  • Ten Commandments
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Lorin C. Geitner. "Westboro Baptist and the Limits of Religious Speech" orange County Lawyer (2009)
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