Court Cases: USA: Daniel Taylor Jenkins: United States Supreme Court:

Brief of New York Yearly Meeting:

Table of Authorities

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Cases

  • American Friends Service Committee v. United States,
    • 368 F.Supp. 1176 (E.D. Pa. 1973), rev'd on procedural grounds,
    • 419 U.S. 7 (3rd Circuit 1974)(per curiam), page 13
  • Bowen v. Roy,
    • 476 U.S. 693, 708 (1986) (plurality), page 2
  • Cassius Marsellus Clay, Jr. v. United States,
    • 403 U.S. 698 (1971), page 3
  • City of Boerne v. Flores,
    • 521 U.S. 507, 557-560 (1997)(O'Connor, J. dissenting), page 2
  • Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith,
    • 494 U.S. 872, 884 (1990), page 2
  • Lynch v. Donnelly,
    • 465 U.S. 668, 673 (1984), page 3
  • Packard v. United States,
    • 7 F.Supp.2d 143 (2nd Circuit 1999), pages 8, 14
  • United States v. Geary,
    • 368 F.2d 144 (2nd Circuit 1966), page 17
  • United States v. Seeger,
    • 380 U.S. 163 (1965), page 17
  • United States v. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting,
    • page 13

Constitution, Statutes and Rules

  • First Amendment, pages 4, 20
  • Ninth Amendment, page 20
  • Internal Revenue Code,
    • Section 6673, page 1
  • Military Selective Service Act,
    • § 6(j), 50 U.S.C. (App.) § 456(j), page 17
  • Religious Freedom Restoration Act,
    • 42 U.S.C. § 2000bb et seq., pages 2, 19, 20
  • New York State Constitution of 1777,
    • Article 40, page 16
  • Sessions Laws of the State of New York: 1777-1800,
    • Volumes I – IV, page 16

Miscellaneous

  • Avalon Project,
    • The Fundamental Constitutions for the Province of East New Jersey in North America, Anno Domini 1683
    • (New Haven, Yale University, 2006), page 17
  • Hugh Barbour, editor,
    • Quaker Crosscurrents: 300 Years of Friends in the New York Yearly Meetings
    • (Syracuse University Press 1995), pages 13, 15, 16
  • Hugh Barbour and J. William Frost,
    • The Quakers
    • (New York, Westport, London: Greenwood Press 1988), page 8
  • Robert Barclay,
    • An Apology for the True Christian Divinity,
    • (1676), page 5
  • Ruth Benn and Ed Hedemann,
    • War Tax Resistance: A Guide to Withholding Your Support from the Military
    • (New York, War Resisters League, 2003), pages 10, 19
  • Peter Brock,
    • The Quaker Peace Testimony 1660 to 1914
    • (Sessions Book Trust, York, England 1990), pages 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18
  • Sandra Cronk,
    • A Study of the Spiritual Basis of the Quaker Peace Testimony (Philadelphia,
    • Tract Association of Friends, 1984), pages 5, 6
  • John Edminster,
    • Jesus Christ Forbids War
    • (privately published, (New York, 2005), page 5
  • George Fox, Richard Hubberthorne and others,
    • Declaration “Against All Plotters and Fighters in the World”
    • addressed to Charles II (January 21, 1661), page 5
  • Dean Freiday, editor,
    • Barclay's Apology in Modern English
    • (Newberg, Oregon, The Barclay Press, 1991), pages 5, 6
  • Jack D. Marietta,
    • The Reformation of American Quakerism 1748-1783
    • (University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1984), page 8
  • Phillips P. Moulton, editor,
    • The Journal and Major Essays of John Woolman
    • (New York 1971), page 11
  • New Revised Standard Version – Holy Bible
    • (New York, Oxford University Press, 1989), page 5
  • New York Assembly Committee on the Militia and Public Defense,
    • Report Number 170,
    • on the Memorial and Remonstrance of the Religious Society of Friends in the State of New York,
    • March 4, 1841, pages 12, 13, 18
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends,
    • Brief Amicus Curiae, Packard v. United States,
    • 7 F.Supp. (D. Conn. 1998), page 14
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends,
    • Faith and Practice:
    • The Book of Discipline of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
    • (1995), page 7
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends,
    • Minutes and Proceedings of the 276th/277th Sessions
    • (New York, 1972), page 14
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends,
    • Minutes of Spring Sessions (2006)
    • pages 4, 6
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends,
    • Minutes of Spring Sessions (2007)
    • page 2
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends,
    • Yearbook Directory 2005: Proceedings and Appointments
    • (2005), page 19
  • John L. Nickalls, editor,
    • The Journal of George Fox
    • (London: Cambridge University Press 1952), pages 5, 6
  • John T. Noonan,
    • The Lustre of Our Country: The American Experience of Religious Freedom
    • (University of California Press, 1998), pages 2, 3
  • Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821
    • Assembled for the Purpose of Amending the Constitution of the State of New York,
    • Albany, 1821, page 12
  • Saranac Lake Monthly Meeting and Northeast Regional Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends,
    • Minutes
    • (Saranac Lake, New York, 2005), page 14
  • Allen C. Thomas,
    • A History of the Friends In America
    • (Philadelphia, John C. Winston Company, 1919), page 9