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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘Westboro Baptist Church’

Imperfect Justice in Snyder v. Phelps

Imperfect Justice in Snyder v. Phelps

By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson On March 2, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case Snyder v. Phelps that illustrates the difficulty of balancing competing claims to rights and justice in our judicial system. The court overturned a lower court’s $5 million tort judgment against Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas, for invasion of privacy and inflicting emotional distress on the Albert Snyder family. In case you haven’t heard, Phelps and his little band ... Full Story