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  1. City of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union

      492 U.S. 573, 109 S. Ct. 3086 (1989)
      Prev Hist: 842 F. 2d 655 (3rd Cir. 1988)

  2. Grossbaum v. Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority

      909 F. Supp. 1187 (S.D.Ind. 1995), 63 F. 3d 381 (7th cir. 1995), 870 F. Supp. 1430 (S.D.Ind. 1994)

  3. Flamer v. City of White Plains, New York

      841 F. Supp. 1365 (S.D.N.Y. 1993)

  4. Chabad-Lubavitch of Georgia v. Miller

      5 F. 3d 1383 (11th Cir. 1993)
      Previous history: 976 F. 3d 1386 (11th Cir. 1992)

  5. Americans United for Separation of Church & State v. City of Grand Rapids

      980 F. 2d 1538 (6th Cir. 1992)
      Previous history: 1992 WL 77643 (6th Cir. Mich.), 784 F. Supp. 415 (W.D.Mich 1991), 784 F. Supp. 412 (W.D.Mich 1991), 784 F. Supp. 403 (W.D.Mich. 1990), 922 F. 2d 303 (6th Cir. 1990)

  6. Lubavitch of Iowa v. Walters

      873 F. 2d 1161 (8th Cir. 1989)
      Prev Hist: 684 F. Supp. 610 (S.D.Iowa 1988)

  7. Okrand v. City of Los Angeles

      207 Cal.App. 3d 566, 254 CalRptr. 913 (1989)

  8. Grutzmacher c. Public Building Commission of Chicago

      700 F. Supp. 1497 (N.D. Ill. 1988)

  9. American Jewish Congress v. City of Beverly Hills

      90 F. 3d 379 (9th Cir. 1996); 65 F. 3d. 1539

  10. ACLU v. Schundler

      104 F. 3d 1435 (3rd Cir. 1997)
      lower ct. decision: 931 F. Supp. 1180 (N.J. 1995)

  11. Congregation Lubavitch v. City of Cincinatti

      997 F. 2d 1160 (6th Cir. 1993)
      Previous History: 807 F. Supp. 1353 (S.D.OH 1992), 923 F. 2d 458 (6th Cir. 1991)

  12. Chabad-Lubavitch of Vermont v. City of Burlington

      936 F. 2d 109 (2nd Cir. 1991)
      Prev Hist: 754 F. Supp. 372 (Vt. 1990)

  13. Chabad-Lubavitch of Georgia v. Harris

      752 F. Supp. 1063 (N.D.Ga. 1990)

  14. Lubavitch Chabad House, Inc. v. City of Chicago

      917 F. 2d 341 (7th Cir. 1990)

  15. Kaplan v. City of Burlington

      891 F. 2d 1024 (2nd Cir. 1989)
      Prev Hist: 700 F. Supp. 1315 (Vt. 1988)

  16. Lubavitch Chabad House, Inc. v. Public Building Commission of Chicago

      1989 WL 157661 (N.D.Ill. 1989)

  17. DeNooyer v. Livonia Public Schools

      799 F. Supp. 744 (E.D.Mich.1992)

  18. Grutzmacher v. County of Clark

      33 F. Supp. 2d 896 (D. Nev. 1999), No. CV-S-98-01487-PMP (RLH). Dated January 7, 1999. Opinion by J. Philip M. Pro.

    • Holiday displays at county airport paid for by the county included a Christmas tree, a menorah, and a sign stating that the "County Department of Aviation Salutes the Freedom to Celebrate This Season as You Choose, Happy Holidays"; the display was not unconstitutional and the plaintiff was not denied free speech or equal protection when he was refused permission to privately erect a nativity scene in a public space in the airport.
  19. American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey v. Schundler

      168 F.3d 92 (3d Cir. 1999), No. 98-5021. Dated February 16, 1999. Opinion by J. Alito. Dissenting, J. Nygaard.

    • Holiday display erected by city featuring menorah, creche and Christmas tree, placed in front of City Hall accompanied by sign stating that the display celebrated the city’s diverse cultural and ethnic heritages was unconstitutional; city display containing creche, menorah, Christmas tree, figures of Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman, a red sled, and Kwanzaa symbols on the tree, accompanied by signs stating that the display was one of a series of displays celebrating city’s cultural and ethnic diversity was constitutional.

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