Supreme Court Won’t Wade into Roadside Crosses Fight

WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court announced Monday (Oct. 31) that it will not reopen a case in which a lower court ruled that highway crosses memorializing Utah state troopers are unconstitutional. The court’s decision was harshly criticized by Justice Clarence...

Ruling Could Prompt More Suits Against Highway Crosses

WASHINGTON (RNS) An appeals court ruling that said highway crosses erected to honor fallen Utah state troopers are unconstitutional could prompt additional challenges in other states, legal experts said. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday (Aug. 18)...