Scotus cases similar to or like Engel v. Vitale

Landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled that it is unconstitutional for state officials to compose an official school prayer and encourage its recitation in public schools. Wikipedia

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  • Landmark United States Supreme Court case related to the power of a state to use its tax-supported public school system to aid religious instruction. Test of the separation of church and state with respect to education. Wikipedia

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  • New York Times Co. v. Sullivan

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  • United States Supreme Court case in which the Court decided 8–1 in favor of the respondent, Edward Schempp on behalf of his son Ellery Schempp, and declared that school-sponsored Bible reading in public schools in the United States was unconstitutional. Earl Warren. Wikipedia

  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that U.S. state laws establishing racial segregation in public schools are unconstitutional, even if the segregated schools are otherwise equal in quality. Handed down on May 17, 1954, the Court's unanimous (9–0) decision stated that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal", and therefore violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Wikipedia


    Sentences forEngel v. Vitale

    • After the Supreme Court ruledstate composed prayer in public schools was unconstitutional, Thurmond urged Congress to take steps to prevent the Court from making similar decisions.Strom Thurmond-Wikipedia
    • Similarly, he authored the majority opinion in Engel v. Vitale (1962), which declared it unconstitutional for states to require the recitation of official prayers in public schools.Hugo Black-Wikipedia
    • Reagan's election reflected an opposition to the 1962 Supreme Court case Engel v. Vitale that had prohibited state officials from composing an official state prayer and requiring that it be recited in the public schools.Ronald Reagan-Wikipedia
    • The Court's decision outlawing mandatory school prayer in Engel v. Vitale (1962) brought vehement complaints by conservatives that echoed into the 21st century.Warren Court-Wikipedia
    • The Supreme Court concurred with the ACLU's position, when it prohibited New York's in-school prayers in the 1962 Engel v. Vitale decision.American Civil Liberties Union-Wikipedia
    • The most notable of these was Engel v. Vitale (1962), which declared state-sanctioned prayer in public schools unconstitutional.Hugo Black-Wikipedia

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