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Engel v. Vitale
Source: FindLaw

The complete 1962 U.S Supreme Court opinion in Engel v. Vitale, which held that the government may not compose an official prayer and require that it be read in public schools at the beginning of each school day.
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Abington School Dist. v. Schempp
Source: FindLaw

The complete 1963 U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Abington School District v. Schempp, which held that public schools can not require that passages of the Bible be read at the beginning of the school day.
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County of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union
Source: Cornell University Law School

A case summary and complete opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court in the County of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union. The case, decided in 1989, involved the constitutionality of holiday displays on public property in Pittsburgh. Includes the syllabus (summary of the case), final ruling, and judges' opinions. Justice Blackmun delivered the court's opinion.
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