Van Orden v. Perry

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep545/usrep545677/usrep545677.pdf

Holding

A display of the Ten Commandments outside the Texas State Capitol in the context of other memorials does not violate the establishment clause.

Citation

545 U.S. 677

Year

Ratio

Religious Tradition Involved

State/Territory of Origin

Clause (Free Exercise / Establishment / Both / Other)

Does it involve religious institution(s) or individual(s)

Local / State / Federal Legislation

Uphold / Overturn Penultimate Court

Penultimate court of appeals

Penultimate court opinion citation

Van Orden v. Perry, 351 F.3d 173 (5th Cir. 2003), aff'd, 545 U.S. 677 (2005)