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2008 (By Year)

    • 18, 2008
      A Christian law firm has kicked off an annual campaign meant to protect the constitutional rights of graduating public school students.
    • 18, 2008
      The president of Liberty Legal Institute says a federal judge was correct when he denied a request by an atheist couple to remove the phrase "one state under God" from the Texas pledge.
    • 18, 2008
      An immigration reform organization says the federal government needs to vigorously prosecute 25 individuals involved in an illegal alien employment scheme at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
    • 18, 2008
      The leader of a Catholic pro-life group is outraged that a priest convicted of child molestation received only a 30-day jail sentence for sexually abusing two young boys.
    • 18, 2008
      On the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a reminder of another previous battle -- a cultural battle -- is taking place, as attorneys for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and CBS make oral arguments at the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. The incident is the infamous Janet Jackson "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.
    • 18, 2008
      Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish School District continued its battle against the legal pressure of the American Civil Liberties Union on several fronts this week. One attorney litigating for the district says the ACLU is waging a campaign of "fear and intimidation" against local governmental councils and boards.
    • 18, 2008
      The ACLU has failed to have opening prayer before school board meetings of the Tangipahoa Parish district of Louisiana declared unconstitutional. A ruling this week by the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allows for the prayer and overturns a two-year-old district court opinion barring it.
    • 18, 2008
      A woman who was threatened with termination of her city government job because of a bulletin board flyer she posted is appealing her case today before the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Her attorney says the case could ultimately affect whether Christians have the right to use neutral language in the workplace relative to same-sex "marriage" and other pro-family issues.
    • 18, 2008
      Attorneys for two former high school students in Washington state are asking for a full federal court of appeals panel to hear their case, which protests Truth Bible Club's exclusion from campus recognition and privileges that are given to other student clubs at the school.
    • 18, 2008
      The National Legal Foundation and its attorneys are awaiting a decision from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals following Monday's hearing on a case challenging the right of a World War I memorial cross to remain on public land in the middle of the Mojave Desert.
    • 18, 2008
      Liberty Counsel attorney Mary McAlister says another ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in California has gone against U.S. Supreme Court precedent. Last week, the 9th Circuit upheld the policy of a California public library that made meeting rooms available to the public for educational, cultural and community activities, but denied their use for religious services.
    • 18, 2008
      A pro-life advocate in Michigan has won a court victory and will be able to continue his sidewalk counseling. His attorney says the case highlights the scare tactics often employed by pro-abortion forces.
    • 18, 2008
      An Arizona judge will allow an automobile accident victim to be placed in a rehabilitation facility, after an evidentiary hearing confirmed he's on his way to recovery -- following a serious May 30 accident that prompted a legal battle between his relatives and wife concerning his right to life.
    • 18, 2008
      A group that specializes in constitutional law is urging the highest court in the land to deny taxpayer standing in a church-state case.
    • 18, 2008
      The American Civil Rights Union -- a conservative alternative to the ACLU -- has filed a "friend of the court" brief with the Supreme Court supporting the state of Indiana's Voter ID Law, which is being challenged by the ACLU as unconstitutional.
    • 18, 2008
      A constitutional attorney says instead of thanking American veterans for their service, the American Civil Liberties Union is "dishonoring" them by attacking their memorials across the United States.