Does Age Really Matter?

4 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2006


This is a brief commentary regarding Newdow v. The Congress of the United States of America, which held that California public school policies of classroom recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, with the words under God, violated the Establishment Clause. The commentary begins with a case brief that is followed by a discussion of the opinion.

Keywords: Pledge of Allegiance, pledge, Newdow, Establishment Clause, under God, public school, California

JEL Classification: L2, K1, K3

Suggested Citation

Dougherty, Candidus, Does Age Really Matter?. Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 4, p. 1, Winter 2005, Available at SSRN:

Candidus Dougherty (Contact Author)

Rutgers School of Law - Camden ( email )

Newark, NJ
United States

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