Walz v. Tax Commission of the City of New York

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Walz v. Tax Commission of the City of New York
by the Supreme Court of the United States
Syllabus

Walz v. Tax Commission of the City of New York 397 U.S. 664 (1970) 397 U.S. 664 (1970) was a case before the United States Supreme Court. The Court held that grants of tax exemption to religious organizations do not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Excerpted from Walz v. Tax Commission on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Court Documents
Concurring Opinion
Brennan
Dissenting Opinion
Douglas
Separate Opinion
Harlan

United States Supreme Court

397 U.S. 664

Walz  v.  Tax Commission of the City of New York

 Argued: Nov. 19, 1969. --- Decided: May 4, 1970

Edward J. Ennis, New York City, for appellant.

[Syllabus from pages 664-665 intentionally omitted]

J. Lee Rankin, New York City, for appellee.

[Amicus Curiae from pages 665-666 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Chief Justice BURGER 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).