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Nampa Classical Academy v. Goesling

Petition for certiorari denied on March 26, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-786 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether a state agency can ban the objective use of all materials it deems “religious” from public schools (including charter schools) and universities without First Amendment scrutiny. (2) Whether the state has either a valid educational interest or a mandate from the Establishment Clause to prohibit the objective use of all religious materials in a secular curriculum. (3) Whether “political subdivisions” are barred per se from suing their states in federal court regardless of their degree of independence or type of claim.

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