Thomas v. Review Board 450 U.S. 707 (1981)

Author:Kenneth L. Karst
Pages:2696
 
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Reaffirming its decision in SHERBERT V. VERNER (1963), the Supreme Court, 8?1, invalidated Indiana's refusal of unemployment compensation to a Jehovah's Witness who, for religious reasons, had quit his job rather than work on weapons production. The state had not shown that denying benefits was the LEAST RESTRICTIVE MEANS of achieving a COMPELLING STATE INTEREST.

KENNETH L. KARST

(1986)

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