Interactions Podcast

Interactions Podcast

The Interactions podcast, a podcast about the interactions between law and religion, is produced by the CSLR and distributed by Canopy Forum. Listen wherever you get your podcasts for article reads, roundtable discussions, and expert analysis.

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New Course on Restorative Justice

New Course on Restorative Justice

In this series of lectures, James W. McCarty delves into restorative justice as a dynamic global social movement seeking to transform harm. This course navigates the depths of encounter, dialogue, and storytelling as powerful tools of rehumanization.

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The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing

The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing

This virtual conference and essay series explores global challengs of homelessness, housing policy and housing vulenerability. Read new essays by a diverse set of thinkers here.

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“Religious Charter Schools: A New Horizon for the Establishment Clause and School Choice” by Charles J. Russo

Oklahoma City’s Skyline by Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CC BY-SA 3.0). The school choice movement spurred on by Milton Friedman’s highly influential 1955 essay, The Role of Government in Education, affords parents greater opportunities to select where their children can be educated. A key component in this movement are charter schools. Charter schools

“Islam, Women, and Genderization in Professions: The Case of Uzbekistan” by Rahimjon Abdugafurov

Islam, Women, and Genderization in Professions: The Case of UzbekistanRahimjon Abdugafurov The following is an excerpt from Rahimjon Abdugafurov’s chapter titled, “Islam, Women, and Genderization in Professions: The Case of Uzbekistan” featured in The Political Economy of Education in Central Asia, an open access collection of essays on Central Asia. Reprinted here with permission from

“Learning to Disagree” by John Inazu

Learning to DisagreeJohn Inazu The following is an introduction followed by an adapted excerpt from John Inazu’s new book, “Learning to Disagree” with permission from Zondervan Publishing, 2024. In past academic work, I have explored the tensions and instability that surround theories of pluralism, the right of assembly, and the religion clauses. Alongside these scholarly

“The Housing Plight of Refugees” by Yolanda van der Vyver

“Refugee Mother and Child” by dimitrisvetsikas1969 from Pixabay. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and

“Incomplete Communities? Desegregating the City through the Reform of Land Use and Affordable Housing Policies” by Alexander Ehlers

Suburbs of Primrose and Makause in Johannesburg. Maps Data: Google Earth (c) 2015. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This

“Participatory Design Produces a Vibrant Dynamic Urban Environment” by Carin Smuts

“Townscape” by The Digital Artist from Pixabay. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and practitioners

“Climate migrants in the year 2100: An explorative study on climate migration through the lens of climate niches” by Heelen du Toit

Photo by Marcin Jozwiak on Unsplash. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and practitioners who

“Homelessness, Housing and Spatial Justice in the Inner City” by Marianne de Klerk

“Abstract Archidaily Architecture” by Ludo Photos from Pixabay. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and

“Aiton Court” by Brendan Hart and Yasmin Mayat

Photo of Johannesburg, South Africa by Simon Hurry on Unsplash. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars,

Housing Rights, Citizen Rights, And Human Dignity: The Case Of Voting While Unhoused By M. Christian Green

Photo of Johannesburg, South Africa by Evan Bench on Wikimedia (CC-BY-2.0). This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features