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1st Amendment

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Establishment Clause
Prohibits gov. from creating an official church, preferring a certain religion, or benefiting believers
Free Exercise Clause
Prohibits the gov. from interfering with the expression of religious belief.
Everson v. Board of Education
buses --> student benifit standard
Zelman v. Simmons-Harris
parental choice, voucher system, pilot program
Epperson v. Arkansas
can't ban the teaching of evolution
Edwards v. Aguillard
can't have the equal teaching between evolution and creationism
Dover PA
can't teach inteligent design
Mergens
religious based extracurriculars can meet in school
Lamb's Chapel
adult religious groups allowed to meet in schools
Good News
student religious groups allowed to meet in school
Engel v. Vitale
no teacher led prayer
Schempp
no bible reading or the Lord 's Prayer in public schools
Wallace
no moment of silence
Lee
no prayer at graduations
Santa Fe
no student led prayer over loud speaker
Marsh
can pray before opening of legislature
Lynch
okay to have holiday displays on public property
Walz
property tax exemption for religious groups
McGowan
blue laws
Blue laws
can't sell certain things on sundays
Reynolds
no polygamy
Cantwell
religious solicitors dont need licence
Gobitis
students must salute
Barnette
students dont have to salute - free speech
Yoder
school attendence for Amish children
Goldman
no religious gard on duty
OR V. Smith
substance abuse counciler, user, fired, no unemployment
Sedition
to encourage others to break the law, when you know they will probably break the law
Schenck
disobeyed the draft -- clear and present danger
O'Brien
burnt draft card - NO - government property
Lemon v. Kurzman
gov. funds for private schools - 1. secular 2. neutral 3. no excessive entanglement (degree & duration)
Miller v. CA
to be obscene - 1. offensive 2. no socially redeaming value 3. 2. prurient interest
Reno v. ACLU
child internet pornography - to loosly written
Ashcroft
virtual internet child pornography - allowed
NYT v. Sullivan
defenses for libel - 1. truth 2. abcense of malice 3. public figure 4. wasn't aware false
RAV v. St. Paul
burnt cross (hate speech) - too broadly defined
Mitchell v. WI
aggrivating factors
Tinker
black arm bands - free speech
Bethel
nomination speech - school can punish
Hazelwood
newspaper articale - school can censor
Morse
bong hits for Jesus - school can punish
Prior Restraint
censoring a work before it is published (national security)
Near v. MN
Paper - clearly anti-Semitic STATE -NO PUB. SC - YES PUB
NYTimes v. US
Pentegon Papers - allowed to publish
Cox. V NH
Jehovah Witnesses marching parade needed a permit and advanced permission for the march
Gregory
march - police say arrest - greg says HELP
NAACP
must make membership list and send to the state