Religion on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents
ABC-CLIO, 2004 - 329 strani
From colonial times to the present, an insightful examination of how courts have determined the extent to which religion is accommodated in American public life.
This volume chronicles such groundbreaking cases as the 1991 decision ordering blood transfusions for children of Christian Scientists in Norwood Hospital v. Munoz and the infamous case, Engel v. Vitale, that banned prayer in schools and ignited calls for Chief Justice Earl Warren's impeachment. The work addresses such inflammatory contemporary disputes as prayer in schools, allegiance to the flag, and the display of religious symbols on public property, and the impact they have had on American society.
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The courts have even held that schools enforcing a moment of silence in classrooms to encourage individual prayer is unconstitutional. The Supreme Court has also recognized, however, that students as individuals have a constitutional ...
Their opponents argue that allowing organized prayer and other religious activity in the schools and in other public venues is an unconstitutional promotion of the majority's religion at the expense of those in the minority.
Flores, a case involving a local zoning issue, a federal court found the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act unconstitutional. That case also made its way to the Supreme Court. The case created a “separation of powers” issue.
Judicial Review In the United States, the Supreme Court has the power to declare a federal or state law unconstitutional if it conflicts with the U.S. Constitution. Interestingly, the Constitution itself does not give the Court power to ...
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