Oct 062010
 October 6, 2010  Posted by  Court

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press provides early coverage from today’s Supreme Court hearing pitting free speech and freedom of religion claims of the Westboro Baptist Church against claims of right to privacy by the grieving family of a slain Marine in the Snyder v. Phelps case:

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the question is whether the First Amendment must tolerate “exploiting this bereaved family.”

Read more on AP and check PogoWasRight.org throughout the day for more coverage.  SCOTUSBlog has two podcasts  with attorneys who filed briefs on both sides of Snyder v. Phelps, here, and a pre-cap of the case here.

Update 1:  Oral argument has ended.  York Daily Record was live-blogging it, here.

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