Reflections on Newdow

October 1, 2004

Gerard Bradley, Paul J. Griffiths

The Newdow case has gone away but the fuss about “under God” will not. Even if the Supreme Court said that Mr. Newdow lacked standing precisely to avoid the merits, at least four members – Scalia, Thomas, O’Connor, the Chief Justice – seem willing to tackle them. That is enough for certiorari. An appropriate plaintiff should not be hard to find....

Reflections on Newdow