McGowan v. Maryland

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep366/usrep366420/usrep366420.pdf

Issue

Holding

Upheld state law proscribing certain business and commercial activity on Sunday against establishment clause challenge.

Citation

366 U.S. 420

Year

Ratio

Author

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

McGowan v. State, 151 A.2d 156 (Md. 1959), aff'd sub nom. McGowan v. State of Md., 366 U.S. 420 (1961)