Skip to main content

Are you a legal professional? Visit our professional site

Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Freedom from Religion Found. v. Hanover Sch. Dist., 09-2473

By FindLaw Staff on November 12, 2010 3:45 PM

Constitutional challenge to the New Hampshire School Patriot Act

Freedom from Religion Found. v. Hanover Sch. Dist., 09-2473, concerned a challenge to the district court's dismissal of all of plaintiffs' federal claims on their merits, in plaintiffs' suit seeking a declaration that the federal Pledge statute and the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in New Hampshire's public schools violates various provisions of the U.S. Constitution, the New Hampshire Constitution, and federal and state law.  In affirming, the court held that the New Hampshire School Patriot Act and the voluntary, teacher-led recitation of the Pledge by the state's public school students do not violate the Constitution.

Related Link:

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard

Find a Lawyer

More Options