American Humanist Association et al v. City of Lake Elsinore et al
Plaintiff: John Larsen, Diana Hansen and American Humanist Association
Defendant: Natasha Johnson, Daryl Hickman, City of Lake Elsinore, Steve Manos and Brian Tisdale
Case Number: 5:2013cv00989
Filed: May 30, 2013
Court: US District Court for the Central District of California
Presiding Judge: Oswald Parada
Presiding Judge: Stephen V. Wilson
Nature of Suit: Civil Rights: Other

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February 25, 2014 Opinion or Order Filing 85 MINUTES: PROCEEDINGS FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW signed by Judge Stephen V. Wilson. The Court concludes that Lake Elsinores veterans memorial was designed without a predominantly secular purpose, and that its principal effect is to advan ce religion. Therefore, the memorial design violates the Lemon test. Because the memorial design violates Lemon, the Court concludes that the memorial violates both the U.S. Constitutions Establishment Clause and Californias Establishment and No Preference Clauses. The Court does not consider whether the memorial violates Californias No Aid to Religion Clause. (pj)
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Plaintiff: John Larsen
Represented By: William J Burgess
Represented By: David J P Kaloyanides
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Plaintiff: Diana Hansen
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Plaintiff: American Humanist Association
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Defendant: Natasha Johnson
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Defendant: Daryl Hickman
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Defendant: City of Lake Elsinore
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Defendant: Steve Manos
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