Constitutional Law - State v. Faith Baptist Church: State Regulation of Religious Education
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Higgins, Michael J.
INTRODUCTION|State v. Faith Baptist Church presented the Nebraska Supreme Court with a challenge to Nebraska's compulsory education requirements. The appellants challenged these requirements as being in violation of the first amendment right to free exercise of religious belief and the ninth amendment right of parents to educate their children as they see fit. The statute was also attacked on non-constitutional grounds. This survey article analyzes the holding of Faith Baptist Church, which is significant because it provides a useful examination of first amendment rights in light of recent Supreme Court decisions....
15 Creighton L. Rev. 183 (1981-1982)
Creighton University School of Law