Frenzy-Free Funerals: The Least America Owes its Fallen Heroes analyzes the constitutionality of the Respect for America's Fallen Heroes Act (RAFHA). After detailing relevant First Amendment cases, the note examines court treatment of funerals and death-related issues. The history and purpose of funerals is examined from a psychological and sociological perspective, including a funeral's significance to individuals and society at-large. Finally, the note concludes that the RAFHA is constitutional under the First Amendment, given the relevant test, court cases, and societal norms.
Robert J. Grindle,
Frenzy-Free Funerals: the Least America Owes Its Fallen Heroes,
Chi.-Kent L. Rev.
Available at: https://scholarship.kentlaw.iit.edu/cklawreview/vol84/iss2/10