United States v. Seeger
|United States v. Seeger
|United States Supreme Court ruled that the exemption from the military draft for conscientious objectors could not be reserved only for those professing conformity with the moral directives of a supreme being, but also for those whose views on war derived from a "sincere and meaningful belief which occupies in the life of its possessor a place parallel to that filled by the God of those" who had routinely gotten the exemption. — Excerpted from United States v. Seeger on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.United States v. Seeger, 380 U.S. 163 (1965), was a case in which the|
United States Supreme Court
UNITED STATES v. SEEGER
Argued: Nov. 16 and 17, 1964. --- Decided: March 8, 1965
Sol. Gen. Archibald Cox, for petitioner in No. 50, respondent in No. 29 and petitioner in No. 51.
Duane B. Beeson, San Francisco, Cal., for petitioner in No. 29.
Kenneth W. Greenawalt, New York City, for respondent in No. 50.
Herman Adlerstein, New York City, for respondent in No. 51.
Mr. Justice CLARK delivered the opinion of the Court.