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Mitchell v. Helms

Docket No.: 98-1648
Argued: December 1, 1999
Decided: June 28, 2000

Topics:

Establishment of Religion, First Amendment, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Free Exercise, patent, public schools, stare decisis

Petitioner: Mitchell
Respondent: Helms

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 151 F.3d 347
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 793 (2000)
Question:

Does Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment?

Mitchell v. Helms
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 01, 1999

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Mitchell, 3 vote(s) against
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