This paper will consider a sad phenomenon in American history—19th-century nativism and in particular, anti-Catholic prejudice—and its lingering and deleterious effects on American primary and secondary education.
About Cornelius Chapman
Cornelius "Con" Chapman is a partner at Bums & Levinson LLP in Boston, where he is co-chair of the firm's Schools and Colleges Group. Mr. Chapman was one of the organizers of two state-wide petition drives in the late 1990s to amend the Anti-Aid Amendment to permit school choice. A case related to those petition drives, Wintinger v. Galvin, was appealed to the United States Supreme Court, which declined to review it.