Sunday, January 12, 2014

11th Circuit: Challenge To Removal of Prayer Dismissed On Standing Grounds

In Holyfield-Vega v. United States, (11th Cir., Jan. 8, 2014), the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal for lack of standing plaintiff's complaint that the removal of prayer from schools and other areas violated her free exercise of religion. Plaintiff failed to describe how she had been injured by the challenged conduct.