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Supreme Court of the United States

The American Legion v. American Humanist Association

Won U.S. Supreme Court
Last Updated 12/15/2020

Summary

The American Humanist Association wishes to either uproot or destroy a World War I memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland, merely because the memorial is in the shape of a cross.

Legal Documents

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Biographies

David A. Cortman
David A. Cortman
Senior Counsel, Vice President of U.S. Litigation
David A. Cortman serves as senior counsel and vice president of U.S. litigation with Alliance Defending Freedom.