Lamb’s Chapel v. Center Moriches Union Free School District

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep508/usrep508384/usrep508384.pdf

Issue

Holding

Public school that opens its school facilities, during nonschool time, to various voluntary community groups may not exclude only those with religious viewpoint; equal access must be given.

Citation

508 U.S. 384

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

Lamb's Chapel v. Ctr. Moriches Union Free Sch. Dist., 959 F.2d 381 (2d Cir. 1992), rev'd, 508 U.S. 384 (1993)