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Zelman v. Simmons-Harris

Docket No.: 00-1751
Certiorari Granted: Sep 25 2001
Argued: February 20, 2002
Decided: June 27, 2002
Consolidated with: No. 00-1777 No. 00-1779

Topics:

Establishment of Religion, First Amendment, Bill of Rights, Death Penalty, Eighth Amendment, Establishment Clause, Federalism, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Free Exercise, Medicaid, Medicare, Title VII, capital murder, immigration, murder, patent, preliminary injunction, privacy, public education, public schools, racial discrimination, racial preferences, separation of church and state

PartyNames: Ohio, et al. v. Doris Simmons-Harris, et al.
Petitioner: Ohio, et al.
Respondent: Doris Simmons-Harris, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 234 F.3d 945
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Ohio, et al.
v.
Doris Simmons-Harris, et al.
536 U.S. 639 (2002)
Question:

Does Ohio's school voucher program violate the Establishment Clause?

Zelman v. Simmons-Harris
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 20, 2002

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