Sherbert v. Verner
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|Sherbert v. Verner|
|Court||Supreme Court of the United States|
|Date decided||June 17, 1963|
Sherbert, a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, refused to work on Saturdays. She had been denied unemployment benefits.
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