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The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Religion Law

1987

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Reflections On The Symposium: An Ordered Inquiry Into The Relation Of Civil Rights Law And Religion, William J. Wagner Jan 1987

Reflections On The Symposium: An Ordered Inquiry Into The Relation Of Civil Rights Law And Religion, William J. Wagner

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The Religious Foundations Of Civil Rights Law And The Study Of Law And Religion In An Interdisciplinary Framework, Robert A. Destro Jan 1987

The Religious Foundations Of Civil Rights Law And The Study Of Law And Religion In An Interdisciplinary Framework, Robert A. Destro

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Rendering Unto Caesar: Legal Responses To Religious Nonconformity In The Armed Forces, Michael F. Noone Jr. Jan 1987

Rendering Unto Caesar: Legal Responses To Religious Nonconformity In The Armed Forces, Michael F. Noone Jr.

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The focus of this article is on the role of the legal system in resolving disputes regarding the accommodation of religious beliefs in the armed forces. Generally, these disputes arise when an individual's religious sensibilities make claims upon his conscience that cannot be reconciled with the demands imposed by military discipline. Although the believer may simply refuse to serve, a more difficult problem arises when the military believer does not or cannot claim the status of a conscientious objector, but seeks legal protection for his religiously motivated behavior while remaining in the service. Such a claim of protection may ...