Cantwell v. Connecticut

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Cantwell v. Connecticut

Cantwell v. Connecticut, 310 U.S. 296 (1940), was a United States Supreme Court decision that incorporated (applied to the states) the First Amendment's protection of religious free exercise. Excerpted from Cantwell v. Connecticut on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

310 U.S. 296

Cantwell  v.  Connecticut

 Argued: March 29, 1940. --- Decided: May 20, 1940

Mr. Hayden C. Covington, of New York City, for appellants and petitioners.

Messrs. Edwin S. Pickett, of New Haven, Conn., and Francis A. Pallotti, of Hartford, Conn, for appellee and respondent.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 297-299 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice ROBERTS, 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).

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