Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association (1988)
Contribution to Book
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.
John R. Vile, David L. Hudson Jr., and David Schultz
Congressional Quarterly Press
Hermann, J.R. (2009). Lyng v. Northwest Indian cemetery protective association (1988). In J.R. Vile, D.L. Hudson Jr., & D. Schultz (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the first amendment (pp. 695). Washington D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press.
Encyclopedia of the First Amendment