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Engel v. Vitale

Engel v. Vitale  

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• 370 U.S. 421 (1962)• Vote: 7–1• For the Court: Black• Concurring: Douglas• Dissenting: Stewart• Not participating: White• 370 U.S. 421 (1962)• Vote: 7–1• For the Court: Black[...]
Everson v. Board of Education of Ewing Township

Everson v. Board of Education of Ewing Township  

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• 330 U.S. 1 (1947)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Black• Dissenting: Jackson, Frankfurter, Rutledge, and Burton• 330 U.S. 1 (1947)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Black[...]
Lemon v. Kurtzman

Lemon v. Kurtzman  

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• 403 U.S. 602 (1971)• Vote: 8–0• For the Court: Burger• Concurring: Brennan and White• Not participating: MarshallAccording to Pennsylvania's Non-Public Elementary and Secondary Education Act of ...
Religion

Religion  

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The extent to which the law in the United Kingdom protects religious interests is a function of a complex set of laws and arrangements. Prominent among these are the established ...
religious issues under the Constitution

religious issues under the Constitution  

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The 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution requires that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” There are two parts to ...
School Prayer and Bible Reading

School Prayer and Bible Reading  

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Early American organized education was religious in character and content. From the time public education began to spread in the 1820 and 1830s until after World War II, most public ...
student rights under the Constitution

student rights under the Constitution  

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Justice Abe Fortas, writing for the U.S. Supreme Court in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969), stated, “It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers ...
Tom Clark

Tom Clark  

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Associate Justice, 1949–67• Born: Sept. 23, 1899, Dallas, Tex.• Education: University of Texas, B.A., 1921; LL.B., 1922• Previous government service: civil district attorney, Dallas County, Tex., ...
Wallace v. Jaffree

Wallace v. Jaffree  

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• 472 U.S. 38 (1985)• Vote: 6–3• For the Court: Stevens• Concurring: Powell and O'Connor• Dissenting: Burger, White, and Rehnquist• 472 U.S. 38 (1985)• Vote: 6–3• For the Court: Stevens[...]

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