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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
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