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Some demurrers sustained in Lee statue removal case (access required)

Where defendants have demurred to plaintiffs’ claims arising from the governor’s decision to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from Monument Avenue in the city of Richmond, the demurrers are overruled in part. Overview In 1887, landowners granted a deed to the Lee Monument Association. The association prepared the property or “circle” and acquired a pedestal ...