Committee for Public Education and Religious Liberty v. Nyquist



Disallowed state reimbursement for low-income parents for part of religious school tuition; disallowed tax deduction for low-income parents whose children attended religious schools; disallowed direct grants to private schools; disallowed direct grants to private schools serving low-income students for maintenance and repair costs.


413 U.S. 756



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 opinion citation

Comm. for Pub. Ed. and Relig. Liberty v. Nyquist, 350 F. Supp. 655 (S.D.N.Y. 1972), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 413 U.S. 756 (1973)

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