“God and the Law in the Age of Secularization” by Rafael Domingo

Over the last few years,  I have attempted to present a universal and coherent legal framework for the treatment of God, religion, and conscience by secular legal systems. This project is based on my objections to  both traditional religious and current liberal approaches to religious freedom. The religious approach fails because it requires the concept

“Gender Role Attitudes of Traditional Arab Women and Haredi Jewish Women in Israel: A Comparison” by Gilan Miller-Gertz & Nour Abu-Ghosh

In Israeli society, Haredim (ultra-Orthodox Jews) and traditional Arabs live within close proximity to one another. While these religiously, ethnically, and culturally differentiated groups do not typically interact with each other, women from both groups appear to share certain aspects of their lifestyles. Both live in relatively closed societies; both have relatively limited contact with

“Church Burnings Across Ethiopia: A Signal of a State Struggling to Cope with Rapid Transition” by Bisrat Kebede

 Vijay Vinoth / Pexels In 2019 in early September, the Ethiopian government held an emergency meeting with leaders of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to discuss the ongoing political and religious tension in the country. Since July 2018, thirty churches have been attacked across several regions in Ethiopia. More than half of those churches have burned to the

“Homo Religiosus in a Globalized World: How Religious Individuals are Actors of Global Law” by Giancarlo Anello

On a global level, religious institutions influence the transformations of law in a variety of ways. Many of the world’s most influential religions, such as Judaism, Islam, and Hinduism, contain their own legal systems that interact with secular state law. In addition to these larger systems that drive religious legal change, individuals inspired by religious principles

“A Religious Right to Disregard Mandatory Ultrasounds” by Caroline Mala Corbin

B. K. Dewey / Creative Commons CC BY-NC 2.0 One of the most striking trends in religion clause jurisprudence is the expansion of protection for religious exercise. This includes expanded protection under the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and its state counterparts. Often the litigant is a conservative Christian opposed to a progressive development,