RESPONDENT: State of Nebraska
DOCKET NO.: 325
DECIDED BY: Taft Court (1923-1925)
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.
Does the Nebraska statute violate the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process clause?