Lynch v. Donnelly

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep465/usrep465668/usrep465668.pdf

Holding

Upheld government practice of displaying nativity scene as part of holiday display in city park.

Citation

465 U.S. 668

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

Donnelly v. Lynch, 691 F.2d 1029 (1st Cir. 1982), rev'd, 465 U.S. 668 (1984)