'Religious guy' took on school prayer case

Skadden's Thomas Allingham stepped in when local counsel quailed; set 3d Circuit precedent.

, The National Law Journal


As disputes about school prayer go, the one in rural Sussex County, Del., has been nasty. It started in 2004, when Mona Dobrich, a Jewish woman, objected to a prayer spoken at her daughter's high school graduation that included the plea that "these graduates will come to learn the truth that can only be known through knowledge of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ."

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