Sherbert v. Verner, 374 U.S. 398 (1963), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment required that government demonstrate a compelling government interest before denying unemployment compensation to someone who was fired because her job conflicted with her religion. Warning: template has been deprecated.— Excerpted from Sherbert v. Verner on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
United States Supreme Court
374 U.S. 398
Sherbert v. Verner
Argued: April 24, 1963. --- Decided: June 17, 1963
William D. Donnelly, Bethesda, Md., for appellant.
Daniel R. McLeod, Columbia, S.C., for appellees.
Mr. Justice BRENNAN delivered the opinion of the Court.
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