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The Constitutional Protection Of Freedom Of Religion, Expression, And Association In Canada And The United States: A Comparative Analysis, Robert A. Sedler Jul 1988

The Constitutional Protection Of Freedom Of Religion, Expression, And Association In Canada And The United States: A Comparative Analysis, Robert A. Sedler

Law Faculty Research Publications

No abstract provided.


Federal Funds To Religious Groups: Where Are The First Amendment Boundaries?, Neal Devins Jan 1988

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

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


1987 Survey Of Trends And Developments On Religious Liberty In The Courts, Carl H. Esbeck Jan 1988

1987 Survey Of Trends And Developments On Religious Liberty In The Courts, Carl H. Esbeck

Faculty Publications

The purpose of this survey is to note important caselaw developments in the state and lower federal courts concerning religious liberty. Purposely omitted are the widely reported United States Supreme Court opinions, as well as cases where the Court has granted review during the 1987-88 term. The focus here is to collect significant cases that may otherwise escape broad attention. Only the facts and rationale of each court's decision is recorded. No editorial comment on the merits of these cases is intended.


The Doctrine Of Accommodation In The Jurisprudence Of The Religion Clauses, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Jan 1988

The Doctrine Of Accommodation In The Jurisprudence Of The Religion Clauses, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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The New Reproductive Technologies And The Law: A Roman Catholic Perspective, William J. Wagner Jan 1988

The New Reproductive Technologies And The Law: A Roman Catholic Perspective, William J. Wagner

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

In the next several years, the new reproductive technologies will, for better or worse, affect the civil law governing society's most basic relationships and the rights and duties that accompany them. As lawmakers deliberate over the social choices required by technological developments in human reproduction, the soundness of their decisions will depend on their understanding of the good that is at risk, and on their commitment to the law's role in defending it. In view of the fundamental nature of the societal relationships implicated, who will deny that much currently depends on the quality of lawmakers' decisions?

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Pedophilia: The Legal Predicament Of Clergy, Raymond C. O'Brien Jan 1988

Pedophilia: The Legal Predicament Of Clergy, Raymond C. O'Brien

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

This Article identifies the present posture of child abuse and admits that the incidence of child sexual abuse among members of the clergy is documental. Indeed, incidents of child abuse seem to be more common each day throughout all segments of the population. This has affected public trust and the public has responded by revoking such traditional clerical prerogatives as the priest-penitent privilege, developing a theory of abuse in gestation, and demanding better treatment for offenders through therapy.

The precise scope of this Article is to offer recommendations concerning the legal, medical and social predicament of pedophilia regarding issues that ...


Jewish Law: Finally, A Useable And Readable Text For The Noninitiate, Sherman L. Cohn Jan 1988

Jewish Law: Finally, A Useable And Readable Text For The Noninitiate, Sherman L. Cohn

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

Why would anyone not studying religion be interested in Jewish law? It will be surprising for some to learn that some twenty to twenty-five law schools now offer courses in Jewish law. The literature in English is growing year after year. And the area is becoming one of serious study for scholars of law as distinguished from scholars of religion. Jewish law as taught in secular law schools is not that of religious ritual. It is the law of contracts, torts, damages, property, secured transactions, civil and criminal procedure, legal ethics, and consumer protection. In other words, it spans the ...


The Idea Of Sovereignty: Native Peoples, Their Lands, And Their Dreams, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1988

The Idea Of Sovereignty: Native Peoples, Their Lands, And Their Dreams, Charles F. Wilkinson

Articles

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