Definition of Establishment Clause in English:

Establishment Clause

noun

Law
  • The clause in the First Amendment of the US Constitution that prohibits the establishment of religion by Congress.

    • ‘Under this test the government does not violate the Establishment Clause unless it (1) provides direct aid to religion in a way that would tend to establish a state church, or (2) coerces people to support or participate in religion against their will.’