The Christmas Finger Case in Constitutional Law    

Professor shows the Constitution is still alive at Xmas!

The Christmas Finger

 • December 21, 2012 11:45 am

A Louisiana trial court has just “granted Sarah Childs’ request for a temporary restraining order prohibiting the City of Denham Springs from interfering with her display of lights on the roof of her house” — specifically, the display shown above. From the Complaint filed in support of the order:

On or about Tuesday, November 27, 2012, as part of an ongoing disagreement with her neighbors, Plaintiff Sarah Childs installed on the roof of her house a string of holiday lights in the shape of a human hand with an extended middle finger…

What we got out of this case is that at least SOME people understand constitutional law. NOT ARs, but some.


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