Gallagher v. Crown Kosher Super Market of Massachusetts

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep366/usrep366617/usrep366617.pdf

Issue

Holding

Sunday closing law does not violate free exercise rights of owner of kosher supermarket, Orthodox Jewish customers, or rabbis with a duty to inspect kosher markets per Jewish dietary laws.

Citation

366 U.S. 617; other opinions attached to McGowan v. Maryland, 366 U.S. 459, 561, and to Braunfeld v. Brown, 366 U.S. 610, 616

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

Crown Kosher Super Mkt. of Mass., Inc. v. Gallagher, 176 F. Supp. 466 (D. Mass. 1959), rev'd, 366 U.S. 617 (1961)