Arlan’s Department Store v. Kentucky

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep371/usrep371218/usrep371218.pdf

Holding

Dismissed for lack of federal question; state court decision allowed to stand, upholding regulation that provided exemption from Sunday closing law only for those whose religion required rest on another day.

Citation

371 U.S. 218; letting stand 357 S.W.2d 708 (Ky. 1962)

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

Com. v. Arlan's Dept. Store of Louisville, 357 S.W.2d 708 (Ky. 1962)