America and the Courts

Chief Justice Roy Moore of Alabama gave a speech on religion and government at Georgetown University on Tuesday, January 21, 2003. Justice… read more

Chief Justice Roy Moore of Alabama gave a speech on religion and government at Georgetown University on Tuesday, January 21, 2003. Justice Moore is known as the “Ten Commandments Judge” for his stand on placing the Ten Commandments in his courtroom and in the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery. Ordered by a federal judge to remove the 5,000-pound monument in the rotunda of the Alabama Judicial Building, Mr. Moore appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, based in Atlanta. His case is pending. Chief Justice Moore received an honorary doctorate from the National Clergy Council and the Methodist Episcopal Church USA. 

On Wednesday, January 15, 2003 comments were made at the Supreme Court after the Court heard arguments in Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs. William Hibbs took time off to care for his wife Diane after a 1996 car accident. After losing his job with the state of Nevada, he sued under the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act. The State of Nevada is seeking immunity from suits brought under the Family and Medical Leave Act. The Court will decide the case by June. close

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America and the Courts

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Category:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 25, 2003
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 2003

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  • Jan 25, 2003 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 26, 2003 | 2:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
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