Sherbert v. Verner (1963)Encyclopedia of the First Amendment
Document TypeContribution to Book
AbstractIn Sherbert v. Verner, 374 U.S. 398 (1963), the Supreme Court ruled that government can restrict the free exercise rights of individuals only if the regulations survive strict scrutiny, placing a steep burden on state laws in such cases.
PublisherCongressional Quarterly Press
Citation InformationHermann, J. R. (2007). Sherbert v. Verner (1963). In Encyclopedia of the First Amendment. Washington D.C.: CQ Press.