U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Legislative Prayer Cases

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Legislative Prayer Cases

Written by Don Byrd At the end of their term last week, the Supreme Court issued an order denying a request to hear a pair of legislative prayer cases, despite the seeming conflict between the appeals court decisions in question. The Court’s petition denial...
4th Circuit Agrees to Re-Hear Legislative Prayer Case

4th Circuit Agrees to Re-Hear Legislative Prayer Case

Written by Don Byrd In September, a panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the invocation policy of North Carolina’s Rowan County Commission against charges that it violates the separation of church and state. The case was one of the most important to...