Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn



Taxpayers lacked standing to bring establishment clause challenge to state law that provided tax credits to other state residents who contributed to “student tuition organizations,” which organizations would then provide scholarships to students attending private schools, including religious schools.


563 U.S. 125




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

Winn v. Arizona Christian Sch. Tuition Org., 562 F.3d 1002 (9th Cir. 2009), rev'd, 563 U.S. 125 (2011), and cert. granted, cause remanded sub nom. Arizona Sch. Choice Tr. v. Winn, 563 U.S. 932 (2011), and rev'd and remanded, 658 F.3d 889 (9th Cir. 2011)