Village of Scarsdale v. McCreary

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep471/usrep471083/usrep471083.pdf

Holding

Accommodation of displaying a nativity scene, at no expense to city, is not a violation of establishment clause.

Citation

471 U.S. 83; affirming, by an equally divided Court, 739 F.2d 716 (2d Cir. 1984)

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

McCreary v. Stone, 739 F.2d 716 (2d Cir. 1984), aff'd sub nom. Bd. of Trustees of Village of Scarsdale v. McCreary, 471 U.S. 83 (1985)