Corporation of the Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints v. Amos

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep483/usrep483327/usrep483327.pdf

Holding

Upheld exemption of religious school from civil rights prohibition against religious discrimination; religious employer not required to retain employee who has lapsed from its faith.

Citation

483 U.S. 327

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

Amos v. Corp. of Presiding Bishop of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 618 F. Supp. 1013 (D. Utah 1985), rev'd, 483 U.S. 327 (1987)