Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah

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Holding

Local ordinance discriminating against ritual sacrifice of animals violates the free exercise clause.

Citation

508 U.S. 520

Year

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

Church of Lukumi v. City of Hialeah, 936 F.2d 586 (11th Cir. 1991), rev'd sub nom. Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah, 508 U.S. 520 (1993) Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah, 723 F. Supp. 1467 (S.D. Fla. 1989), aff'd sub nom. Church of Lukumi v. City of Hialeah, 936 F.2d 586 (11th Cir. 1991), rev'd sub nom. Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah, 508 U.S. 520 (1993)