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Religious Freedom, Church-State Separation, & The Ministerial Exception, Carl H. Esbeck, Thomas C. Berg, Kimberlee Wood Colby, Richard W. Garnett Nov 2014

Religious Freedom, Church-State Separation, & The Ministerial Exception, Carl H. Esbeck, Thomas C. Berg, Kimberlee Wood Colby, Richard W. Garnett

Richard W Garnett

The Hosanna-Tabor case concerns the separation of church and state, an arrangement that is often misunderstood but is nevertheless a critical dimension of the freedom of religion protected by the First Amendment to our Constitution. For nearly a thousand years, the tradition of Western constitutionalism - the project of protecting political freedom by marking boundaries to the power of government - has been assisted by the principled commitment to religious liberty and to church-state separation, correctly understood. A community that respects - as ours does - both the importance of, and the distinction between, the spheres of political and religious …


Rick Garnett Was A Guest Speaker And Quoted In Several Media Sources On The Scotus Hobby Lobby Case Decision On July 1, Richard Garnett Jul 2014

Rick Garnett Was A Guest Speaker And Quoted In Several Media Sources On The Scotus Hobby Lobby Case Decision On July 1, Richard Garnett

Richard W Garnett

Rick Garnett was a guest speaker and quoted in several media sources on the Hobby Lobby decision. The Columbus Dispatch article Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in contraceptive case on July 1. NPR article High Court Allows Some Companies To Opt Out Of Contraceptives Mandate on July 1. On Point with Tom Ashbrook discussing A Win For Hobby Lobby, And What It Means on July 1. Obama, Congress Likely Face Tough Decision on Contraceptive Coverage Wall Street Journal Becket Fund makes its mark by testing limits of religious liberty Deseret News


Symposium: Religious Pluralism, Civic Unity, And The Judicial Role, Richard Garnett Jun 2014

Symposium: Religious Pluralism, Civic Unity, And The Judicial Role, Richard Garnett

Richard W Garnett

Rick Garnett posted, as a guest author, to the SCOTUSblog Special Feature: Legislative prayer symposium Legislative prayer symposium the article Symposium: Religious pluralism, civic unity, and the judicial role on May 8.