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Supreme Court of the United States

Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

Won U.S. Supreme Court
Last Updated 7/23/2021

Summary

The Montana Department of Revenue wishes to shut down the state’s tuition tax credit program for private schools, citing Montana’s Blaine Amendment, because the program allows taxpayers to use the tax credit for both religious and nonreligious school tuition.

Legal Documents

Court
Title
Date
{
"docs": [
{
"Court": "SupremeCourt",
"Title": "Friend-of-the-court brief in support of granting cert",
"FileName": "https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/espinoza-v.-montana-department-of-revenue/espinoza-v-montana-department-of-revenue---friend-of-the-court-brief-in-support-of-granting-cert.pdf",
"Date": "4/15/2019 4:23:43 PM"
},
{
"Court": "SupremeCourt",
"Title": "Friend-of-the-court brief in support of Espinoza",
"FileName": "https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/espinoza-v.-montana-department-of-revenue/espinoza-v-montana-department-of-revenue---friend-of-the-court-brief-in-support-of-espinoza.pdf",
"Date": "9/18/2019 7:27:37 PM"
},
{
"Court": "SupremeCourt",
"Title": "U.S. Supreme Court Decision",
"FileName": "https://www.adflegal.org/sites/default/files/2020-06/Espinoza%20v.%20Montana%20Department%20of%20Revenue%20-%20US%20Supreme%20Court%20opinion.pdf",
"Date": "6/30/2020 7:30:20 AM"
}
]
}

Biographies

John Bursch
John Bursch
Senior Counsel, Vice President of Appellate Advocacy
John Bursch is senior counsel and vice president of appellate advocacy with Alliance Defending Freedom. Bursch has argued 12 U.S. Supreme Court cases and three dozen state supreme court cases, and he has successfully litigated six matters with at least $1 billion at stake.