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The Supreme Court Building Commission deferred to the artists of the Supreme Court in making decisions.

Research by Jim Allison. Writing by Tom Peters.

Another problem with the 10 Commandments argument is that the artists made decisions about what to include in their art independently of the Supreme Court Building Commission and of each other. No artist, in other words, can be taken as speaking for the "art" of the court. Even if some artist believed that American law is grounded in the 10 Commandments, and designed art to that effect, that would simply be his own personal opinion, not the official position of the Commission or the artistic team.

According to the office of the Curator of the Supreme Court building:

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