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students, First Amendment Establishment Clause, pledge of allegiance
Discusses one of the more controversial U.S. Supreme Court's cases in the 2003-04 Term.The case dealt with the constitutionality of Pledge of Allegiance recitations in public schools. Specifically, the issue in Elk Grove Unified Sch. Dist. v. Newdow, 124 S. Ct. 2301 (2004), was whether the inclusion of the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance created a First Amendment Establishment Clause violation.
Oh, Reginald and Oh, Reginald, "Supreme Court Watch" (2005). Law Faculty Articles and Essays. 1030.