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Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe

Docket No.: 99-62
Argued: March 29, 2000
Decided: June 19, 2000

Topics:

Establishment of Religion, First Amendment, Bill of Rights, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Free Exercise, public schools, separation of church and state, student speech

Petitioner: Santa Fe Independent School Dist.
Respondent: Doe

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 168 F.3d 806
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 290 (2000)
Question:

Does the Santa Fe Independent School District's policy permitting student-led, student-initiated prayer at football games violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment?

Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 29, 2000

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Doe, 3 vote(s) against

Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe
Case Documents

1Opinion in Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe
2Opinion in Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe
Additional documents for this case are pending review.