Minersville School Board v. Gobitis

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep310/usrep310586/usrep310586.pdf

Issue

Holding

Provided no free exercise exemption from public school requirement of saluting and pledging allegiance to the American flag.

Citation

310 U.S. 586

Year

Ratio

Religious Tradition Involved

State/Territory of Origin

Clause (Free Exercise / Establishment / Both / Other)

Does it involve religious institution(s) or individual(s)

Local / State / Federal Legislation

Dissent Author(s)

Uphold / Overturn Penultimate Court

Penultimate court of appeals

Penultimate court opinion citation

Minersville Sch. Dist. v. Gobitis, 108 F.2d 683 (3d Cir. 1939), rev'd, 310 U.S. 586 (1940)