Cases by Issue - Establishment of Religion

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Abington School District v. Schempp 142 02/27/1963 06/17/1963 Tom C. Clark 8-1
Allegheny v. ACLU 87-2050 02/22/1989 07/03/1989 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Arlan's Dept. Store v. Kentucky 503 12/17/1962 8-1
Bender v. Williamsport Area School Dist. 84-773 10/15/1985 03/25/1986 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Board Of Trustees Of Scarsdale v. Mccreary 84-277 02/20/1985 03/27/1985 4-4
Bowen v. Kendrick 87-253 03/30/1988 06/27/1988 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Capitol Square Review and Advisory Bd. v. Pinette 94-780 04/26/1995 06/29/1995 Antonin Scalia 7-2
Chamberlin v. Public Instruction Bd. 939 06/01/1964 8
Corporation of Presiding Bishop v. Amos 86-179 03/31/1987 06/24/1987 Byron R. White 9
Cutter v. Wilkinson 03-9877 03/21/2005 05/31/2005 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Davenport v. American Atheists, Inc. 10-1297
Engel v. Vitale 468 04/03/1962 06/25/1962 Hugo L. Black 6-1
Epperson v. Arkansas 7 10/16/1968 11/12/1968 Abe Fortas 9
Estate of Thornton v. Caldor 83-1158 11/07/1984 06/26/1985 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Good News Club v. Milford Central School 99-2036 02/28/2001 06/11/2001 Clarence Thomas 6-3
Larkin v. Grendel's Den, Inc. 81-878 10/04/1982 12/13/1982 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Larson v. Valente 80-1666 12/09/1981 04/21/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Lee v. Weisman 90-1014 11/06/1991 06/24/1992 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Lynch v. Donnelly 82-1256 10/04/1983 03/05/1984 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Marsh v. Chambers 82-23 04/20/1983 07/05/1983 Warren E. Burger 6-3
McCreary County v. ACLU 03-1693 03/02/2005 06/27/2005 David H. Souter 5-4
McGowan v. Maryland 8 12/08/1960 05/29/1961 Earl Warren 8-1
Rosenberger v. University of Virginia 94-329 03/01/1995 06/29/1995 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe 99-62 03/29/2000 06/19/2000 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Stone v. Graham 80-321 11/17/1980 5-2
Texas Monthly, Inc. v. Bullock 87-1245 11/01/1988 02/21/1989 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Two Guys v. Mcginley 36 12/08/1960 05/29/1961 Earl Warren 8-1
Van Orden v. Perry 03-1500 03/02/2005 06/27/2005 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Walz v. Tax Commission of the City of New York 135 11/19/1969 05/04/1970 Warren E. Burger 7-1
Widmar v. Vincent 80-689 10/06/1981 12/08/1981 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1