Reporters and editors looking for local sources on todays (June 27) U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding the Ten Commandments and the possible retirement of Chief Justice William Rehnquist can turn to West Virginia Universitys College of Law for expert comment and insights.
Justices, in a 5-4 decision, struck down Ten Commandments displays in courthouses, ruling that such displays violate the doctrine of separation of church and state.
Published reports say Rehnquist, who has thyroid cancer, could announce his retirement from the court this week.
Six WVU professors are available to discuss both the ruling and the possible retirement. They are: