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Rosenberger v. University of Virginia

Docket No.: 94-329
Argued: March 1, 1995
Decided: June 29, 1995

Topics:

Establishment of Religion, First Amendment, Article I, Bill of Rights, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Free Exercise, Internal Revenue Code, copyright, patent, public education, public schools, separation of church and state, student speech, taxing and spending

PartyNames: Ronald W. ROSENBERGER, et al., Petitioners v. RECTOR AND VISITORS OF the UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA et al.
Petitioner: Rosenberger
Respondent: University of Virginia

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 18 F.3d 269
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Rosenberger
v.
University of Virginia
515 U.S. 819 (1995)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 2510132 L.Ed.2d 700 (515 U.S.
Question:

Did the University of Virginia violate the First Amendment rights of its Christian magazine staff by denying them the same funding resources that it made available to secular student-run magazines?

Rosenberger v. University of Virginia
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 01, 1995

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Rosenberger, 4 vote(s) against
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