Bob Jones University v. United States

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep461/usrep461574/usrep461574.pdf

Holding

Upheld IRS decision to remove federal tax- exempt status from religious university that engaged in racial discrimination, on the basis of its religious convictions, in matriculation and employment decisions.

Citation

461 U.S. 574

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

Bob Jones U. v. U.S., 639 F.2d 147 (4th Cir. 1980), aff'd, 461 U.S. 574 (1983)