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What are some petitions filed by the American Center for Law and Justice?

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The American Center for Law and Justice has filed legal petitions in cases such as Gonzalez v. Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles et al. and DeWeese v. ACLU, according to the ACLJ website. A petition is defined in the Law.com dictionary as a request for a court order.

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What are some petitions filed by the American Center for Law and Justice?
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In both Gonzalez v. Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles and DeWeese v. ACLU, the American Center for Law and Justice filed petitions for writ of certiorari, asking the Supreme Court to hear the cases, according to ACLJ. Gonzalez was a "whistleblower" case accusing Planned Parenthood of overcharging the state and federal government. The Supreme Court declined to take the case, the National Law Review reported. The Supreme Court also declined to hear DeWeese, a case regarding a judge's posting of the Ten Commandments in his courtroom, which lower courts had deemed a First Amendment violation, according to the Christian Science Monitor.

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