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Explaining the Split

For those that are curious about the doctrinal reason for the split over the Ten Commandments cases, it appears that it’s okay to have a Ten Commandments display on government land, just not in a government courthouse.

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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