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The Government Needs Prayers, David Forte 2019 Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

The Government Needs Prayers, David Forte

David F. Forte

This essay, published in the Washington Times, was adapted from from “Religion and the Republic,” published by Public Discourse. Forte argues that a true republic respects religious speech and such speech represents a different authority from governing power and affirms its limited nature.


Rethinking Religious Objections (Old-Testament Based) To Same-Sex Marriage, Doron M. Kalir 2019 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

Rethinking Religious Objections (Old-Testament Based) To Same-Sex Marriage, Doron M. Kalir

Doron M Kalir

In Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court closed the door on one issue only to open the floodgates to another. While recognizing a constitutional right for same-sex marriage, the Court also legitimized religious objections to such unions, practically inviting complex legal challenges to its doors. In doing so, the Court also called for an "open and searching debate" on the issue. This Article seeks to trigger such debate.

For millennia, objections to same-sex marriage were cast in religious and moral terms. The Jewish Bible ("Old Testament"), conventional wisdom argues, provided three demonstrable proofs of the Bible's abhorrence of same-sex ...


Catholic Social Thought And Criminal Justice Reform, R. Michael Cassidy 2019 Boston College Law School

Catholic Social Thought And Criminal Justice Reform, R. Michael Cassidy

R. Michael Cassidy

Professor Cassidy examines the criminal justice reform movement in the United States through the lens of Catholic social thought. In particular, he focuses on God’s gift of redemption and the Gospels’ directives that we love one another and show mercy toward the poor, the oppressed and the imprisoned. Cassidy then examines the implications of these fundamental Catholic teachings for the modern debate about the death penalty, sentencing reform, prisoner reentry and parole.


Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2019 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

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State Regulation Of Religious Education, Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

State Regulation Of Religious Education, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

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State Regulation Of Christian Schools, Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

State Regulation Of Christian Schools, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

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Religious Symbols And The Establishment Clause, Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

Religious Symbols And The Establishment Clause, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

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Federal Funds To Religious Groups: Where Are The First Amendment Boundaries?, Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

Federal Funds To Religious Groups: Where Are The First Amendment Boundaries?, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

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Lifting The Veil: Women And Islamic Law, Christie S. Warren 2019 William & Mary Law School

Lifting The Veil: Women And Islamic Law, Christie S. Warren

Christie S. Warren

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Introduction To Special Collection: Seminar Papers On Women And Islamic Law, Christie S. Warren 2019 William & Mary Law School

Introduction To Special Collection: Seminar Papers On Women And Islamic Law, Christie S. Warren

Christie S. Warren

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Sharia Law Poses No Threat To American Courts, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Sharia Law Poses No Threat To American Courts, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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Religious Tests And The British Monarchy, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Religious Tests And The British Monarchy, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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Religion And For-Profit Corporations: A Real Issue Hidden By Flimsy Arguments, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Religion And For-Profit Corporations: A Real Issue Hidden By Flimsy Arguments, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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Preaching To The Court House And Judging In The Temple, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Preaching To The Court House And Judging In The Temple, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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Wagering On Religious Liberty, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Wagering On Religious Liberty, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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Thoughts On Religious Discrimination From The Cairo Geniza, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Thoughts On Religious Discrimination From The Cairo Geniza, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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The Story Of A Forgotten Battle, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

The Story Of A Forgotten Battle, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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The Need For A Law Of Church And Market, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

The Need For A Law Of Church And Market, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

This Essay uses Helfand and Richman’s fine article to raise the question of the law of church and market. In Part I, I argue that the question of religion’s proper relationship to the market is more than simply another aspect of the church-state debates. Rather, it is a topic deserving explicit reflection in its own right. In Part II, I argue that Helfand and Richman demonstrate the danger of creating the law of church and market by accident. Courts and legislators do this when they resolve questions religious commerce poses by applying legal theories developed without any thought ...


Natural Law And The Rhetoric Of Empire: Reynolds V. United States, Polygamy, And Imperialism, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Natural Law And The Rhetoric Of Empire: Reynolds V. United States, Polygamy, And Imperialism, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

In 1879, the U.S. Supreme Court construed the Free Exercise Clause for the first time, holding in Reynolds v. United States that Congress could punish Mormon polygamy. Historians have interpreted Reynolds, and the anti-polygamy legislation and litigation that it midwifed, as an extension of Reconstruction into the American West. This Article offers a new historical interpretation, one that places the birth of Free Exercise jurisprudence in Reynolds within an international context of Great Power imperialism and American international expansion at the end of the nineteenth century. It does this by recovering the lost theory of religious freedom that the ...


Markets, Religion, And The Limits Of Privacy, Nathan B. Oman 2019 William & Mary Law School

Markets, Religion, And The Limits Of Privacy, Nathan B. Oman

Nathan B. Oman

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