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Constitutional Law Keyed to Farber
Everson v. Board of Education
Citation:330 U.S. 1 (1947)
A New Jersey statute authorized local school districts to pay for transportation of children to and from school (both public and private). The Court first considered whether the New Jersey law is one respecting the establishment religion requires an understanding of the meaning of that language, particularly with respect to the imposition of taxes.
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