Jon B. Cutter, and others v. Reginald Wilkinson, Director, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation
Jon B. Cutter and others are current or former inmates.
Ohio Department of Rehabili
Alberto R. Gonzalez, Attorney General v. O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao Do Vegetal
This Christian Spiritist sect in based in Brazil.
This Christian Spiritist sects origins are from The Am
Case Name: Lemon v. Kurtzman
Pennsylvania and Rhode Island provide state aid to church-related elementary and
Pennsylvania reimburses for the cost of teachers salaries, textbooks, and
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Case Name: Reynolds v. United States
George Reynolds is a Mormon who is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints.
He is being accused of bigamy.
He attempted to marry one woman
Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith
Alfred Smith and Galen Black are both members of the Native American Church.
Both men were fired from their job because they i
Case Name: County of Allegheny v. ACLU, Greater Pittsburgh Chapter
The county courthouse owned by Allegheny County and is considered the seat of
During the holiday season a crche was display
Case Name: Sherbert v. Verner
Sherbert is a member of the Seventh day Adventist Church
He Sabbath day is on Saturday
Sherbert was fired because she could not work on Saturdays
She was denied unemployment because she was physically able to
Case Name: Witters v. Washington Dept.of Services for the Blind
Larry Witters is a college student with progressive eye condition.
Witter applied to Washington Commission for the Blind for vocational reh
Case Name: Engel v. Vitale
The state of New York passed a law allowing Board of Education of Union Free School
District No. 9 to allow prayer before classes.
These are for public schools.
Students have a