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Snyder v. Phelps


Snyder v. Phelps, 562 U.S. 443 (2011), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the ... Picketers displayed placards such as "America is doomed", "You' re going to hell"...

Facts and Case Summary - Snyder v. Phelps | United States Courts


Westboro picketed Matthew Snyder's funeral displaying signs that stated, for instance, "God Hates the USA/Thank God for 9/11," "Thank God for Dead Soldiers," ...

SNYDER v. PHELPS - Legal Information Institute - Cornell University


Mar 2, 2011 ... The church's congregation believes that God hates and punishes the United States for its tolerance of homosexuality, particularly in America's ...

Supreme Court struggles with free speech question - usa today


Oct 6, 2010 ... The case of Snyder v. Phelps tests First Amendment standards for liability in a dispute between two private parties. Here are some court ...

Snyder v. Phelps: Why the Supreme Court Ruled for Westboro - TIME


Mar 3, 2011 ... What the ruling says about free speech -- and America. ... Westboro believes that God is punishing troops for America's ... The case, Snyder v.

Snyder v. Phelps: Contemptible Speech or Freedom of Expression ...


Oct 13, 2010 ... There is no personal tie between Snyder and Phelps; the Westboro people ... They believe that America is pro-homosexual, and since Marines ...

Snyder v Phelps (2011) - Street Law


Phelps. Snyder v. Phelps. Argued: October 6, 2010. Decided: March 2, 2011 ... God for Dead Soldiers,” “God Hates the USA,” “America is Doomed,” “Priests ...

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A case in which the Court held that the Westboro Baptist Church was protected under the First Amendment while picketing a military funeral.

Funeral Picketing Is Free Speech, Court Rules - The New York Times


Mar 3, 2011 ... A Drumbeat of Multiple Shootings, but America Isn't Listening .... The father of the fallen Marine, Albert Snyder, sued the protesters for, among other things, the intentional infliction of ... In Wednesday's decision, Snyder v.

Anti-gay church's right to protest at military funerals is upheld - CNN ...


Mar 2, 2011 ... 2010: Free speech vs. privacy ... Snyder's family sued the church in 2007, alleging invasion of privacy, intentional ... "Westboro believes that America is morally flawed; many Americans might feel the same about Westboro.

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Snyder v. Phelps - Supreme Court


Mar 2, 2011 ... larly in America's military. .... ALBERT SNYDER, PETITIONER v. FRED W. PHELPS ... They stated, for instance: “God Hates the USA/Thank God.

Snyder v. Phelps case puts free speech against funeral ... - usa today


Oct 5, 2010 ... The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in one of the most high- profile cases of the term, Snyder v. Phelps.

Snyder v. Phelps: Supreme Court Case Tackles Hate Speech - TIME


Sep 29, 2010 ... Phelps' self-styled church preaches that God is punishing America because of ... and formidable constitutional issues — none rivals Snyder v.