Witmer v. United States

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Witmer v. United States
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Citations 348 U.S. 375 (more)
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Witmer v. United States, 348 U.S. 375 (1955),[1] was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held a draft board's rejection of Jehovah's Witness claim of conscientious objector status as lacking sincerity.


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  1. ^ 348 U.S. 375 Full text of the opinion courtesy of Findlaw.com.

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