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CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS:
We will hear
argument first today in Case 09-751, Snyder v. Phelps.
ORAL ARGUMENT OF SEAN E. SUMMERS
ON BEHALF OF THE PETITIONER
Mr. Chief Justice, and may it
please the Court:
We are talking about a funeral.
is ever going to matter, it has to matter in the context
of a funeral.
Mr. Snyder simply wanted to bury his son
in a private, dignified manner.
When the Respondent's
behavior made that impossible, Mr. Snyder was entitled
to turn to the tort law of the State of Maryland.
Are we just talking about a
That's one of the problems I have with the
There was also this video that your client
watched, right, later, after the funeral.
There was a flyer that was
sent out prior to the funeral.
We have the funeral and
we have what they described as the epic which was put on
the Internet afterwards, which -
Well, what does
that have to do with the funeral?
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