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The American Legion v. American Humanist Association
Case

The American Legion v. American Humanist Association

Court: U.S. Supreme Court

Status: Won

Last Updated: 12/15/2020

Overview

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.

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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.

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