Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep530/usrep530290/usrep530290.pdf

Holding

School policy instituting student-led, student-initiated “invocations” prior to public high school football games violates the establishment clause.

Citation

530 U.S. 290

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

Doe v. Santa Fe Indep. Sch. Dist., 168 F.3d 806 (5th Cir. 1999), aff'd, 530 U.S. 290 (2000)