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Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1956 - 1990
Pro to the question "Should the Words "under God" Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
"I frankly do not know what should be the proper disposition of features of our public life such as 'God save the United States and this Honorable Court,' 'In God We Trust,' 'One Nation Under God,' and the like. I might well adhere to the view expressed in Schempp that such mottos are consistent with the Establishment Clause, not because their import is de minimis, but because they have lost any true religious significance."
ID at 818 -- Dissent: Marsh v. Chambers, July 5, 1983
Experts JD's (lawyers), US Presidents, federal appellate opinions, US Founding Fathers, Members of Congress, members of state legislative bodies with significant involvement in, or related to, the "under God" conflict and/or government and constitutional law, and those with PhD's in government, constitutional law or other relevant fields. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1990-1994
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, nominated by Eisenhower, 1956-1990