Title

Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association (1988)

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2007

Abstract

In Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association, 485 U.S. 439 (1988), the Supreme Court held that the free exercise clause of the First Amendment does not prohibit the federal government from timber harvesting or constructing a road through a portion of a national forest that is considered a sacred religious site by three Native American tribes.

Publisher

Congressional Quarterly Press

City

Washington, D.C.

Publication Information

Encyclopedia of the First Amendment

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