Title

Sherbert v. Verner (1963)

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2009

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.

Editor

John R. Vile, David L. Hudson Jr., and David Schultz

Publisher

Congressional Quarterly Press

City

Washington, D.C.

ISBN

9780872893115

Publication Information

Encyclopedia of the First Amendment

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