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Kennedy v. Bremerton School District

Won U.S. Supreme Court
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The Bremerton School District in Washington suspended a high school football coach for engaging in 30 seconds of personal prayer at the end of a game.



John Bursch
John Bursch
Senior Counsel, Vice President of Appellate Advocacy
John Bursch is senior counsel and vice president of appellate advocacy with Alliance Defending Freedom. Bursch has argued 12 U.S. Supreme Court cases and three dozen state supreme court cases, and he has successfully litigated six matters with at least $1 billion at stake.