The Court's decision in this case established the "Lemon test" (named after the
lead plaintiff Alton Lemon), which details legislation ...
The Lemon Test. Government action violates the Establishment Clause unless it:
1. Has a significant secular (i.e., non-religious) purpose, 2. Does not have the ...
The purpose of the Lemon test is to determine when a law has the effect of
establishing religion. The test has served as the foundation for many of the
Terms: The Establishment Clause: The First Amendment provides that “Congress
shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion….” The Lemon Test:
The text of the Lemon Test, as composed by the Supreme Court in 1971.
Shmoop: The Lemon Test, US government study guide. The Lemon Test analysis
by PhD and Masters students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.
May 14, 2009 ... Just three years after Allen, the Supreme Court addressed two such aid
packages in Lemon v. Kurtzman (1971). One was a Rhode Island plan ...
The Lemon test: A challenged government program is constitutional if it satisfies
all three parts of a 3-part test: (1) it must have a secular legislative purpose (that ...
Lemon test refers to the process of determining as to when a law has the effect of
establishing religion. The Lemon test was formulated by Chief Justice Warren ...
Mar 3, 1971 ... ... of the First Amendment. The case established the Lemon Test for determining if
the government is becoming too involved in religious activities.