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Pleasant Grove City, UT, et al v. Summum (docket #: 07-665) (2008)

 
IssueWhether, under the First Amendment, privately donated monuments placed in a public park qualify as private or government speech.
Certiorari Granted 03/31/2008
Lower Court 10th Circuit
Lawyers
For Petitioner
Jay Alan Sekulow (American Center for Law & Justice)

For Respondent
Walter Dellinger & Pamela Harris (O'Melveny & Myers, LLP)

Briefs
For Petitioner
Main Brief (SCOTUSblog)

Petition for Certiorari (SCOTUSblog)

Summum v. Pleasant Grove City, UT, et al (Brief Summitted to 10th Cir., counsel fro D.-City)

For Respondent
Brief in Opposition

For Amicus
Amicus brief of the Cities of Casper, Wyoming; Santa Fe, New Mexico; and Ogden, Utah (in support of Petitioner) (SCOTUSblog)

Amicus Brief of Virginia & 8 Other States (in support of Petitioner) (SCOTUSblog)

Tony Mauro Analysis
"Public forums at heart of 2 cases"

Opinion - Lower Court
Summum v. Pleasant Grove City, UT, et al (10th Cir., 2007)

News
AP, "High court agrees to hear religious-monument dispute" (03/31/2008)

Other
American Center for Law & Justice (assorted materials)

SCOTUSblog Resources & Commentaries

The Seven Summum Principles

Commentary
Steven Wu, "Petitioner’s Brief in Pleasant Grove v. Summum" (SCOTUSblog)

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