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Ceremonial Deism And The Reasonable Religious Outsider, Caroline Mala Corbin Jan 2010

Ceremonial Deism And The Reasonable Religious Outsider, Caroline Mala Corbin

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State invocations of God are common in the United States; indeed, the national motto is "In God We Trust." Yet the Establishment Clause forbids the state from favoring some religions over others. Nonetheless, courts have found the national motto and other examples of what is termed ceremonial deism constitutional on the ground that the practices are longstanding, have de minimis and nonsectarian religious content, and achieve a secular goal. Therefore, they conclude, a reasonable person would not think that the state was endorsing religion.

But would all reasonable people reach this conclusion? This Article examines the "reasonable person" at the ...


Silence Compounded - The Conjunction Of Race And Gender Violence, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 2003

Silence Compounded - The Conjunction Of Race And Gender Violence, Zanita E. Fenton

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To Do Is To Be, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 2003

To Do Is To Be, Zanita E. Fenton

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Mirrored Silence: Reflections On Judicial Complicity In Private Violence, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 1999

Mirrored Silence: Reflections On Judicial Complicity In Private Violence, Zanita E. Fenton

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Tracy and John had been married for seven years. They were so in love when they met at college. He brought her flowers and wanted to spend all of his free time with her. Everything was perfect. But it seemed to become increasingly tumultuous as soon as they got married, two years later. He didn't just want to spend all of his time with her; he had to know what she was doing every waking moment of the day. He had to approve of her activities and her friends. He called her at work every day. If she wasn ...


Domestic Violence In Black And White: Racialized Gender Stereotypes In Gender Violence, Zanita E. Fenton Jan 1998

Domestic Violence In Black And White: Racialized Gender Stereotypes In Gender Violence, Zanita E. Fenton

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Rape, Race And Representation: The Power Of Discourse, Discourses Of Power And The Reconstruction Of Heterosexuality, Elizabeth M. Iglesias Jan 1996

Rape, Race And Representation: The Power Of Discourse, Discourses Of Power And The Reconstruction Of Heterosexuality, Elizabeth M. Iglesias

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Exit: Power And The Idea Of Leaving In Love, Work, And The Confirmation Hearings, Martha R. Mahoney Jan 1992

Exit: Power And The Idea Of Leaving In Love, Work, And The Confirmation Hearings, Martha R. Mahoney

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Legal Images Of Battered Women: Redefining The Issue Of Separation, Martha R. Mahoney Jan 1991

Legal Images Of Battered Women: Redefining The Issue Of Separation, Martha R. Mahoney

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