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Supreme Court of the United States

Joyner v. Forsyth County

Last Updated 6/2/2020

Summary

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision affirming prayer before public meetings in Town of Greece v. Galloway, a federal district court lifted its order against the prayer policy of Forsyth County, N.C., As a result, the city will no longer be forced to require people to offer "generic" prayers before public meetings

Legal Documents

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Biographies

Brett Harvey
Brett Harvey
Senior Counsel, Vice President of Allied Legal Affairs
Brett Harvey, Esq., serves as senior counsel and vice president of Allied Legal Affairs with Alliance Defending Freedom.