McCollum v. Board of Education


McCollum v. Board of Education  (1948) 
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McCollum v. Board of Education, 333 U.S. 203 (1948), was a landmark case ruled upon by the United States Supreme Court in 1948, and related to the power of a state to use its tax-supported public school system in aid of religious instruction. The case was an early test of the separation of church and state with respect to education.

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United States Supreme Court

333 U.S. 203

McCollum  v.  Board of Education

Appeal from the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois

No. 90  Argued: December 8, 1947 --- Decided: March 8, 1948


Mr. Walter F. Dodd, of Chicago, Ill., for appellant.

Messrs. Owen Rall, of Chicago, Ill., and John L. Franklin, of Champaign, Ill., for appellees.

Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.

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