Illinois ex rel. McCollum v. Board of Education
Significance, Wall Between Church And State Remains Intact, Related Cases, Further Readings
Board of Education of School District No. 71, Champaign County, Illinois
That a policy of permitting limited religious instruction in public schools violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Walter F. Dodd
Chief Lawyers for Appellee
Owen Rall and John L. Franklin
Justices for the Court
Hugo Lafayette Black (writing for the Court), Harold Burton, William O. Douglas, Felix Frankfurter, Robert H. Jackson, Frank Murphy, Wiley Blount Rutledge, Fred Moore Vinson
Stanley Forman Reed
Date of Decision
8 March 1948
The Supreme Court held that the state could not permit religious instruction to take place in public school classrooms.
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