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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
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