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Still Another Cert Petition: Oklahoma “Sacred Rain Arrow” License Plate

Here is the petition in Cressman v. Thompson: Cert Petition Question presented: Oklahoma compels Keith Cressman to display an image of the “Sacred Rain Arrow” sculpture from his vehicle – via his standard license plate – although he objects to displaying … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Rejects Religious Objector’s Challenge to Oklahoma License Plate

Here is the opinion in Cressman v. Thompson. Briefs: 1 Opening Brief 2 Appellees Brief 3 Reply Brief Lower court materials here and here. Prior Tenth Circuit case here.  

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Federal Court Rules for State in Challenge to Oklahoma License Plate

Here is the court’s order in Cressman v. Thompson (W.D. Okla.): 117 DCT Order How Appealing links to news coverage here. Prior materials in this case are here, here, and here.  

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Federal Court Denies Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment in Dispute over Oklahoma Indian Arrow License Plate

Here are the materials in Cressman v. Thompson (W.D. Okla.): 95 OPC Motion for Summary J 96 OTC Motion for Summary J 98 Cressman Motion for Summary J 111 DCT Order Denying Motions for Summary J This case is slated … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Revives Establishment Clause Challenge to Oklahoma’s Indian Arrow License Plate (UPDATED)

Here is the opinion in Cressman v. Thompson. Update — Now with dissent: 12-6151 An excerpt: This appeal concerns an image stamped on the standard Oklahoma license plate ofa Native American shooting an arrow toward the sky. Appellant Keith Cressman … Continue reading

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Okla. Man Establishment Clause Effort to Challenge Oklahoma’s Indian-Shooting-Arrow License Plate Fails

Here are the materials in Cressman v. Thompson (W.D. Okla.):  DCT Order Dismissing Cressman Complaint Cressman Motion for Preliminary Injunction Oklahoma Dept. of Motor Safety Motion to Dismiss Oklahoma Tax Commission Motion to Dismiss Oklahoma Motion to Dismiss

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