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Slate's Jurisprudence: Challenges to Public Prayer

NPR's Madeleine Brand speaks with Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about two new lawsuits regarding public prayer. The California man who filed both suits, Michael Newdow, is challenging prayer in public schools and also at the presidential inauguration.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).
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