Power Imbalance in The Christian Conciliation Process by Ann Carey

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners on the topic of religious arbitration. View the full video and browse all essays here. Women, Power Imbalance and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Process Ann Carey The court litigation had spanned ten and

“Polygamy in a Time of Pandemic: Hard Times Ahead” by Nurul Huda Mohd. Razif

Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia / photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas / CC-BY-SA-3.0 This article is part of our “Reflecting on COVID-19” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. As we transition into the month of June, Malaysia enters the twelfth week of its government-enforced Movement Control Order (MCO), which put its population

“The Moral Logic of Self-Defense and Identifying Rights of Urgent Moral Concern” by Christian Rice

Photo Wendelin Jacober on Pexels This article is part of our “Self-Defense and Human Rights” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. I am grateful to have the opportunity to respond to David Little’s important essay, The Right of Self-Defense and the Organic Unity of Human Rights. David’s contribution

“God in the Attorney-Client Relationship” by Matthew P. Cavedon

Image adapted from Wikicommons by DhLeaks44 / CC BY-SA 4.0 “God in the Attorney-Client Relationship” Matthew P. Cavedon I was taught early on that a criminal defense attorney has to overcome numerous obstacles to win clients’ trust. Hurdles include their past difficulties with authority figures. Their fears for the future. Their mental illnesses and chemical dependencies. The instability

“Christianity and Global Law” edited by Rafael Domingo and John Witte, Jr.

Christianity and Global Lawedited by Rafael Domingo and John Witte Jr. This volume is one of several new introductions to Christianity and Law commissioned by the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. Each volume is an anthology of some two dozen chapters written by leading scholars. The volumes contain historical,

“Human Rights, Human Dignity and Personal Autonomy: A Reflection on David Little’s Theory of Self-Defense and Organic Unity” by Mark Hill QC

Reflection of Trees in Germany, Stijn Dijkstra, Pexels This article is part of our “Self-Defense and Human Rights” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. There are few people better placed to contribute to Canopy Forum than David Little, a leading authority on the history of religious freedom, ethics

“Why Do White Christians in America Think They Are Persecuted?” by John Corrigan

Photo by michael_schueller on Pixabay Over the last decade, the internet has been abuzz with complaints from white American Christians that they are the victims of a broad secularist and leftist persecution. Stung by the decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, bewildered by demographic research demonstrating their new minority status, and ever more desperately aligning their

“Russian Authorities Sentence Jehovah’s Witness” by Adrienne Phillips

Image adapted from Wikicommons by DhLeaks44 / CC BY-SA 4.0 “Russian Authorities Sentence Jehovah’s Witness” Adrienne Phillips The Russian Constitution of 1993 states that, “Everyone shall be guaranteed the freedom of conscience, the freedom of religion, including the right to profess individually or together with others any religion or to profess no religion at all, to freely choose,