Locke v. Davey

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep540/usrep540712/usrep540712.pdf

Holding

State scholarship program established to assist payment of academically gifted students’ postsecondary education expenses for all students, except those pursuing a theology degree, does not violate the free exercise clause.

Citation

540 U.S. 712

Year

Ratio

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

Davey v. Locke, 299 F.3d 748 (9th Cir. 2002), rev'd, 540 U.S. 712 (2004)