Meyer v. State of Nebraska

PETITIONER: Meyer
RESPONDENT: State of Nebraska
LOCATION:

DOCKET NO.: 325
DECIDED BY: Taft Court (1923-1925)
LOWER COURT:

ARGUED: Feb 23, 1923
DECIDED: Jun 04, 1923

Facts of the case

Nebraska, along with other states, prohibited the teaching of modern foreign languages to grade school children. Meyer, who taught German in a Lutheran school, was convicted under this law.

Question

Does the Nebraska statute violate the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process clause?