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Sherbert v. Verner
Citation:374 U.S. 398, 83 S.Ct. 1790, 10 L.Ed.2d 965 (1963).
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Plaintiff was unable to find employment after being discharged by her employer because she would not work on Saturdays, the Sabbath Day of her faith. She filed a claim for unemployment compensation and was denied. The denial stated that Plaintiff’s Saturday work restriction did not constitute good cause for not finding suitable work. Plaintiff appealed the finding, arguing it violated the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.
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