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. Warning: template has been deprecated.— Excerpted from McGowan v. Maryland on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
United States Supreme Court
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.
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