Frank S. Ravitch

Frank S. Ravitch

Frank S. Ravitch is a professor of law & Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion at Michigan State University.

Some Louisiana schools will receive posters with the motto “In God We Trust” written in Arabic to be placed in classrooms to comply with a new Louisiana law. (Image courtesy of Chaz Stevens)

Louisiana’s ‘In God We Trust’ law tests limits of religion in public schools

By: - October 30, 2023

When Louisiana passed a law in August 2023 requiring public schools to post “In God We Trust” in every classroom – from elementary school to college – the author of the bill claimed to be following a long-held tradition of displaying the national motto, most notably on U.S. currency. But even under recent Supreme Court […]