Modrovich v. Allegheny County

Challenge to the display of a Ten Commandments plaque on the facade of the county courthouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Odom v. City of Ringgold

Challenge to display of framed copies of the Ten Commandments and the Lord's Prayer in the city hall building in Ringgold, Georgia.

Staley v. Harris County

Challenge to monument of open King James Bible that was donated by the Star of Hope Mission and placed outside the entrance of the Harris County courthouse in Texas.

Van Orden v. Perry

Challenge to a Ten Commandments monument donated by the Fraternal Order of Eagles and placed on the grounds of the Texas Capitol building.

Young v. Charleston County

Challenge to plan to install a depiction of the Ten Commandments in the Council Chambers of Charleston County, South Carolina.

Turner v. Fredericksburg

Opposition to challenge by Virgnia city council member to council's decision requiring that prayers given at beginning of council meetings be nonsectarian.

Johnson v. Poway Unified School District

A California public high-school teacher displayed large banners in his classroom with the following text: "IN GOD WE TRUST," "ONE NATION UNDER GOD," "GOD BLESS AMERICA," "GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE," and "All Men Are Created Equal They Are Endowed By Their CREATOR." After the teacher refused to provide those with greater historical context so as to avoid promoting religion, the school district instructed the teacher to remove the banners altogether.  Read more

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