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ZOBREST v. CATALINA FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIST.

Docket No.: 92-94
Argued: February 24, 1993
Decided: June 18, 1993

Topics:

Establishment of Religion, First Amendment, Article I, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Free Exercise, judicial review, preliminary injunction

PartyNames: ZOBREST et al. v. CATALINA FOOTHILLSSCHOOL DISTRICT
Petitioner: Zobrest et al.
Respondent: Catalina Foothillsschool District

Citation: 963 F. 2d 1190
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Zobrest et al.
v.
Catalina Foothillsschool District
509 U.S. 1 (1993)
Other Citations: (113 S.Ct. 2462, 125 L.Ed.2d 1)
Question:

May a school district decline to provide an interpreter to a deaf child based on the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment?

ZOBREST v. CATALINA FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIST.
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 24, 1993

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Zobrest, 4 vote(s) against
Vote: 5-4
Majority: Chief Justice Roberts Rehnquist,White,Scalia,Kennedy,Thomas
Dissenting: Blackmun,Souter,O'Connor,Stevens

ZOBREST v. CATALINA FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIST.
Case Documents

1Opinion in ZOBREST v. CATALINA FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIST.
2Opinion in ZOBREST v. CATALINA FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIST.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.