TITLE

WHAT'S THE HARM? NONTAXPAYER STANDING TO CHALLENGE RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS

AUTHOR(S)
Spencer, David
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer2011, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1071
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article questions what kind of injury a plaintiff must show to establish Article III standing to challenge a governmental religious display or symbol. It says the large body of circuit court precedent prevents lower courts to correct decisions that are incompatible with the Supreme Court's standing doctrine. The author believes the U.S. Supreme Court should intervene and reaffirm that psychological offense and stigma are not concrete and particularized injuries to give rise to standing.
ACCESSION #
65052076

 

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