Ohio Civil Rights Commission v. Dayton Christian Schools

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep477/usrep477619/usrep477619.pdf

Holding

Federal district courts should abstain from adjudicating pending state proceedings as long as federal plaintiff has opportunity to litigate his constitutional claim.

Citation

477 U.S. 619

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

Dayton Christian Schools, Inc. v. Ohio Civ. Rights Commn., 766 F.2d 932 (6th Cir. 1985), rev'd, 477 U.S. 619 (1986)