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Revenue Bonds And Religious Education: The Constitutionality Of Conduit Financing Involving Pervasively Sectarian Institutions, Trent Collier Mar 2002

Revenue Bonds And Religious Education: The Constitutionality Of Conduit Financing Involving Pervasively Sectarian Institutions, Trent Collier

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The Establishment Clause - and particularly the issue of government funding of religious education - is one of the murkiest areas of Supreme Court jurisprudence. The Supreme Court has acknowledged as much, and the sharp divide in the Court's most recent forays into Establishment Clause territory illustrates the point that the current jurisprudential standards allow for a broad range of interpretation. There is some hope that the Supreme court will provide further clarification of its Establishment Clause standard in the near future. For now, however, it appears that the dominant mode of the Establishment Clause analysis is the examination of …


Review Of What Are Freedoms For?, By John H. Garvey, Scott D. Pomfret May 1998

Review Of What Are Freedoms For?, By John H. Garvey, Scott D. Pomfret

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In 1988, Jeffrey Kendall and Barbara Zeitler Kendall were married. Though Jeffrey was Catholic at the time and Barbara was Jewish, the couple agreed to raise their children in Barbara's faith. In 1991, Jeffrey joined Boston Church of Christ, a fundamentalist Christian church. The tenets of that faith include a belief that those who do not accept Jesus Christ are damned to Hell, where there will be "weeping and gnashing of teeth." Barbara's faith also underwent a change during the marriage: she became an Orthodox Jew. Citing irreconcilable differences, the Kendalls sought a divorce in November, 1994. Before their marriage …


All The Company Of Heaven, Milner S. Ball May 1996

All The Company Of Heaven, Milner S. Ball

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A Review of Joseph Vining, From Newton's Sleep


Religion And The Search For A Principled Middle Ground On Abortion, Michael W. Mcconnell May 1994

Religion And The Search For A Principled Middle Ground On Abortion, Michael W. Mcconnell

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A Review of The Politics of Virtue: Is Abortion Debatable? by Elizabeth Mensch and Alan Freeman


The Multicultures Of Belief And Disbelief, Sanford Levinson May 1994

The Multicultures Of Belief And Disbelief, Sanford Levinson

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A Review of Battleground: One Mother's Crusade, the Religious Right, and the Struggle for Control of Our Classrooms by Stephen Bates and The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law and Politics Trivialize Religious Devotion by Stephen L. Carter


Getting The Word, David Luban May 1993

Getting The Word, David Luban

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A Review of The Word and the Law by Milner S. Ball


Onward Constitutional Soldiers, Milner S. Ball May 1989

Onward Constitutional Soldiers, Milner S. Ball

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A Review of Constitutional Faith by Sanford Levinson


The Warren Court: Religious Liberty And Church-State Relations, Paul G. Kauper Dec 1968

The Warren Court: Religious Liberty And Church-State Relations, Paul G. Kauper

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The purpose of this Article is to analyze the holdings of the Warren Court under these two clauses in an attempt to assess their significance by reference both to earlier interpretations and to the direction they may give to future development.


Constitutional Law - Separation Of Church And State - Bible Reading In The Public Schools, Frederic F. Brace Jr. Mar 1957

Constitutional Law - Separation Of Church And State - Bible Reading In The Public Schools, Frederic F. Brace Jr.

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The plaintiff, as a citizen, taxpayer, and parent of school children, sought an injunction to restrain the defendant school board from allowing school teachers to read the Bible aloud to students as required by a Tennessee statute. The plaintiff contended that this practice was offensive to him and in violation of the Tennessee and United States Constitutions. The trial court sustained defendant's demurrer. On appeal, held, affirmed. The statute violates neither constitution because it is not an interference with students' or parents' religious beliefs. Carden v. Bland, (Tenn. 1956) 288 S. W. (2d) 718.