Sherbert v. Verner

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Sherbert v. Verner
by the Supreme Court of the United States
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Sherbert v. Verner, 374 U.S. 398 (1963), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment required that government demonstrate a compelling government interest before denying unemployment compensation to someone who was fired because her job conflicted with her religion. — Excerpted from Sherbert v. Verner on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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United States Supreme Court

374 U.S. 398

SHERBERT  v.  VERNER

 Argued: April 24, 1963. --- Decided: June 17, 1963

William D. Donnelly, Bethesda, Md., for appellant.

Daniel R. McLeod, Columbia, S.C., for appellees.

Mr. Justice BRENNAN delivered the opinion of the Court.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).