Board of Education v. Allen

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep392/usrep392236/usrep392236.pdf

Holding

Upheld state law requiring textbooks of “secular subjects” be provided to all students in the state, whether attending public or private (religious or other) schools.

Citation

392 U.S. 236

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

Uphold / Overturn Penultimate Court

Penultimate court of appeals

Penultimate court opinion citation

Bd. of Ed. of Cent. Sch. Dist. No. 1, Towns of E. Greenbush Rensselaer County v. Allen, 228 N.E.2d 791 (N.Y. 1967), aff'd sub nom. Bd. of Ed. of C. Sch. Dist. No. 1 v. Allen, 392 U.S. 236 (1968)