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Mitchell v. Helms (doc. # 98-1648) (2000)  [Findlaw]

Secondary Link Mitchell v. Helms  [Legal Information Institute]
Argument Date 12/01/1999
Decided 6/28/2000
Supreme Court Vote 6-3
 
IssueWhether Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981, as applied in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, is a law respecting an establishment of religion, because many of the private schools receiving Chapter 2 aid in that parish are religiously affiliated.
Majority Opinion Thomas, J. (announced judgment Court) (joined Rehnquist, C. J., & Scalia & Kennedy)
Concurring Opinion O'Connor, J. (concurring in judgment) (joined by Breyer, J.)
Oral Arguments Oral arguemnts (audio, Oyez)  [Oyez]
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News
Greenhouse Linda, "The Louisiana Case," The New York Times, June 29, 2000, Sect. A, p. 27
Greenhouse, Linda, "Justices Agree to Consider Case on Public Aid to Religious Schools," The New York Times, June 15, 1999, Sect. A, p. 22
Other
Chemerinsky, Erwin, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (3rd Ed.)(2006), pp. 1197-1198, 1206, 1228, 1231-1232, 1239-1241
Gey, Steven G., RELIGION AND THE STATE (2nd Ed.)(2006), pp. 281-282, 642-662
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