Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru

Text

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/19-267_1an2.pdf

Holding

Ministerial exception prevents civil courts from adjudicating former employees' discrimination claims for termination, when employees were elementary teachers at a religious school.

Citation

591 US ___ (140 S.Ct. 2049)

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

Morrissey-Berru v. Our Lady of Guadalupe Sch., 769 Fed. Appx. 460 (9th Cir. 2019)(unpublished), cert. granted, 140 S. Ct. 679 (2019), and rev'd and remanded, 140 S. Ct. 2049 (2020)