McGowan v. Maryland

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McGowan v. Maryland
the Supreme Court of the United States

McGowan v. Maryland, 366 U.S. 420 (1961), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the court held that laws with religious origins are not unconstitutional if they have secular purpose.

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366 U.S. 420

McGowan  v.  Maryland

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Mr. Harry Silbert, Baltimore, Md., for appellants.

Mr. John Martin Jones, Jr., Baltimore Md., for appellee.

Mr. Chief Justice WARREN delivered the opinion of the Court.



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).

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