“Playing with Fire: The Normative and Prescriptive Implications of Carl Schmitt’s Theory of Sovereignty” by David Little

Home of Carl Schmitt in Plettenberg-Pasel (Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0). Editorial Note: Page numbers in the text refer to the prior publication linked in the text. There is, apparently, a new surge of interest among scholars of religion and law in the theory of sovereignty proposed by the twentieth-century German legal philosopher, Carl Schmitt

“Religious Freedom and Comparative Law: The Protection of Rights and the Exception of Religious Freedom” by Andrea Pin, Nicholas Aroney, & et al.

Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C by King of Hearts (CC BY-SA 4.0 Deed). As the world celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the December 10, 2023 International Human Rights Day, a group of scholars have submitted the following reflections on religious freedom and comparative law.  The twentieth century

“Shifting Alliances and the Lost Consensus: The Religious Freedom Restoration Act at Thirty” by Kenneth Townsend

“Facade and fountain of the United States Supreme Court Building” by Sunira Moses (CC BY-SA 3.0 Deed). This article is part of our “The Religious Freedom Restoration Act at Thirty” series. If you’d like to explore other articles in this series, click here. Few Supreme Court opinions in recent generations have produced such swift and near-universal condemnation