TITLE

TRAVELING CIRCUS

AUTHOR(S)
Boston, Rob
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Church & State;Nov2003, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore filed one last appeal before the Supreme Court to take Ten Commandments Case. Criticism of the Supreme Court for its decisions upholding church-state separation; Moore's insistence that he had the authority to display a Ten Commandments monument in Montgomery; Claim of judicial supremacy over the Chief Justice's oat; Moore's quest to win legal sanction for his religious display.
ACCESSION #
11425918

 

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