Bender v. Williamsport Area School District

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep475/usrep475534/usrep475534.pdf

Issue

Holding

School board member has no standing, in his capacity as a parent, to appeal a board decision affecting the religious rights of his child in the school.

Citation

475 U.S. 534

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

Bender v. Williamsport Area Sch. Dist., 741 F.2d 538 (3d Cir. 1984), vacated, 475 U.S. 534 (1986)