Title

Sherbert v. Verner (1963)

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2007

Abstract

In Sherbert v. Verner, 374 U.S. 398 (1963), the Supreme Court ruled that government can restrict the free exercise rights of individuals only if the regulations survive strict scrutiny, placing a steep burden on state laws in such cases.

Publisher

Congressional Quarterly Press

City

Washington, D.C.

Publication Information

Encyclopedia of the First Amendment

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