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CHURCH OF LUKUMI BABALU AYE, INC. v. HIALEAH

Docket No.: 91-948
Argued: November 4, 1992
Decided: June 11, 1993

Topics:

Free Exercise of Religion, First Amendment, Article I, Constitutional Law, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Free Exercise, Free Exercise of Religion, absolute immunity, racial discrimination, stare decisis

PartyNames: CHURCH OF THE LUKUMI BABALU AYE, INC., et al. v. CITY OF HIALEAH
Petitioner: Church Of The Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc., Et Al.
Respondent: City Of Hialeah

Citation: Held: The judgment is
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Church Of The Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc., Et Al.
v.
City Of Hialeah
508 U.S. 520 (1993)
Other Citations: (113 S.Ct. 2217, 124 L.Ed.2d 472)
Question:

Did the city of Hialeah's ordinance, prohibiting ritual animal sacrifices, violate the First Amendment's Free Exercise Clause?

CHURCH OF LUKUMI BABALU AYE, INC. v. HIALEAH
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 4, 1992

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, 0 vote(s) against
Vote: 9-0
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