Braunfeld v. Brown

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Braunfeld v. Brown
by the Supreme Court of the United States

Braunfeld v. Brown, 366 U.S. 599 (1961), was a case decided by the United States Supreme Court. In a 6-3 decision, the Court held that a Pennsylvania law forbidding the sale of various retail products on Sunday was not an unconstitutional interference with religion as described in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Excerpted from Braunfeld v. Brown on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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United States Supreme Court

366 U.S. 599

Braunfeld  v.  Brown

 Argued: Dec. 8, 1960. --- Decided: May 29, 1961

Mr. Theodore R. Mann, Philadelphia, Pa., for appellants.

Mr. David Berger, Philadelphia, Pa., for appellees.

Mr. Chief Justice WARREN announced the judgment of the Court and an opinion in which Mr. Justice BLACK, Mr. Justice CLARK, and Mr. Justice WHITTAKER concur.


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