United States Seventh Circuit

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BOOKS v. CITY ELKHART, INDIANA, 00-1114

The Establishment Clause acknowledges America's "spiritual partimony" and requires that the government exercise restraint to prevent citizens from becoming outsiders in the eyes of our governmental system.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/08/2001
  • Published 02/08/2001

Judges

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Kenneth J. Falk (argued), Indiana Civil Liberties Union, Indianapolis, IN, for Plaintiffs-Appellants., Steven K. Green, Washington, DC, for Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Amicus Curiae., Marc D. Stern, American Jewish Congress, New York, NY, for American Jewish Congress, Amicus Curiae., John G. Stepanovich, American Center for Law & Justice, Virginia Beach, VA, for American Center for Law and Justice, Amicus Curiae., Edward L. White, III, Thomas More Center for Law & Justice, Ann Arbor, MI, for Thomas More Center for Law and Justice, Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Paul D. Eash (argued), Vlado Vranjes, Elkhart, IN, for Defendant-Appellee.