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- School District Of Abington Township, Pennsylvania V. Schempp (1963)
The U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court held that laws requiring religious activity in public schools -- including Bible readings and the recitation of the Lord's Prayer -- violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
- Full text: School District of Abington Township, Pennsylvania v. Schempp (Nolo)