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The Arizona Solution To Allocation And Use Of Groundwater, Betsy Rieke Jun 1986

The Arizona Solution To Allocation And Use Of Groundwater, Betsy Rieke

Western Water: Expanding Uses/Finite Supplies (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

48 pages.


Augmenting Municipal Water Supplies Through Agricultural Water Conservation, David Engels Jun 1986

Augmenting Municipal Water Supplies Through Agricultural Water Conservation, David Engels

Western Water: Expanding Uses/Finite Supplies (Summer Conference, June 2-4)

38 pages (includes maps).


Imagining The Past And Remembering The Future: The Supreme Court's History Of The Establishment Clause, Gerard V. Bradley Jan 1986

Imagining The Past And Remembering The Future: The Supreme Court's History Of The Establishment Clause, Gerard V. Bradley

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Our Framers through the Establishment Clause sought to prevent the government from preferring one religious sect to another. However, the Supreme Court in Everson v. Board of Education abandoned that meaning of nonestablishment and created a general prohibition on all nondiscriminatory aid to religion, a decision later reinforced in Lemon v. Kurtzman. This Article discusses the Founder’s worldview and looks at other Establishment Clause cases to illustrate that the historical evidence is inconsistent with Everson. Rather, the founders intended to assure that religion would be aided only on a nondiscriminatory, or sect-neutral, basis and does not stand for the ...