Blaine’s Wake: School Choice, the First Amendment, and State Constitutional Law
Publication Date: June 1998
Publisher(s): Furman Center for Real Estate
Author(s): Joseph P. Viteritti
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Schools; Community and Economic Development
Focuses on the issue of school choice, while giving an explanation on the awkward position in which the United States federalism has placed on the ideal of religious freedom. Details on the history of the Blaine Amendment; Role of the court in determining the status of school choice in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Vermont; Review of the federal case law related to school choice.