Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Supreme Court Denies Cert. In Public School Released Time Case

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday denied certiorari in Moss v. Spartanburg County School District, (Docket No. 12-415, cert. denied 11/13/2012). (Order List.) In the case, the 4th Circuit upheld Spartanburg's released time program that permits high school students to receive two academic credits for off-campus religious instruction offered by a private Bible school. (See prior posting.) Becket Fund issued a press release on the court's refusal to review the case.