Docket No.: 02-1624 Topics:
Argued: March 24, 2004
Decided: June 14, 2004
Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Administrative Procedure, Article I, Bill of Rights, Bureau of Land Management, EPA, Establishment Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Free Exercise, Free Exercise of Religion, Necessary and Proper, judicial review, preliminary injunction, privacy, public schools, separation of church and state, separation of powers, taxpayer standing
PartyNames: Elk Grove Unified School District and David W. Gordon, Superintendent v. Michael A. Newdow, et al.
Petitioner: Elk Grove Unified School District and David W. Gordon, Superintendent
Respondent: Michael A. Newdow, et al.
Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: CA 9, 292 F.3d 597. QUESTIONS PRESENTED: 1) Whether the policy of Petitioner ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTthat requires teachers to lead wil ling students in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, which includes the words "under God," violates the establishmentclause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution?
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