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FROM PLASTIC REINDEER TO THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

at Midtown Hills Police Precinct, Community Room, Nashville TN

Jul 25
FROM PLASTIC REINDEER TO THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

FROM PLASTIC REINDEER TO THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Exploring the displays that ignited landmark Supreme Court Establishment Clause cases.

Elisabeth Bellinger will review some major Supreme Court decisions regarding the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. She will explore the salient facts of selected landmark cases and the core legal analysis applied in those cases, along with popular concurrences and dissents. Discussion will follow.

Is there a wall of separation between church and state?
Has the Lemon Test been abandoned?
Why different decisions about different religious displays?

Elisabeth Bellinger is an Illinois native. After graduating from Illinois State University, she accepted a Board of Trustees scholarship to Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing, Michigan She graduated law school last year, and moved to Nashville. She will draw on her law courses and on her preparation for the bar exam and provide some insight about oral arguments before the High Court.

The public is invited.  There is no charge.  The event is sponsored by Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Nashville Chapter, which invites you to join them in preserving religious liberty.  Our national organization has been involved in most major church state issues for 68 years,    

ADMISSION INFO

Free admission.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Midtown Hills is one block north of Wedgewood Avenue. Free parking – IMPORTANT: enter on Wade Avenue.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Midtown Hills Police Precinct, Community Room

1441 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37208

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