U.S. Supreme Moot Court
Faith and State Separation Initiative, Inc v. River Valley School District, et al.

February 20-26, 2009 / U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

On the docket:

FASSI v. RV Schools

A Wisconsin school district allows a church group to enter a religious float in their homecoming parade. Members of a group that pushes for separation of church and state cry foul. Is the school needlessly entangling itself in religion or does content neutrality win the day?

Use the following links help you develop your arguments and questions-

General Supreme Court and Precedent Links-

Oyez, Supreme Court Multimedia
Landmark Cases

First Amendment Center

Applicable State Law-

Wisconsin Law-
Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations

River Valley School District Policy-
River Valley Schools Policy Manual

Supplementary Links on Case Content-

History of the Separation of Church and State in America
Under God, Pro-Con
Freedom from Religion Foundation
A Parent's Guide to Religion in the Public Schools

 Comments to the author: Mr. Jason Hollenberger

River Valley High School
Mr. Hollenberger

(2/2/09 jph)