“The U.S. Role in Combating Global Islamophobia” by Engy Abdelkader

Last December, U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the Combating International Islamophobia Act. The bill creates a new position – a Special Envoy – within the U.S. State Department. The envoy would monitor Islamophobia globally.  While the House passed companion legislation around the same time, the Senate bill

“Harold J. Berman on the Revitalization of Criminal Law and Religion” by Peter Wosnik

“Harold J. Berman on the Revitalization of Criminal Law and Religion” Peter Wosnik The age we live in can be defined in part by its skepticism: skepticism of our national history, of our traditions, of our institutions. Commentators from various ideological persuasions have bemoaned the collapse of important American institutions. According to Gallup polling, major

“Guiding Christians to the Best Conciliation Process and Preparing Them to Participate Well in It” by Candace McCune

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. “Guiding Christians to the Best Conciliation Process and Preparing Them to Participate Well in It” Candace

“The Russian Orthodox Church’s Empire of Media” by Jacob Lassin

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has strained the attempts of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) to maintain control and influence over its far-flung flock. The ROC has attempted to revive an imperial-style of church governance without the legal structures of an empire. Instead, it relies on mass media to cohere the wide territory claimed as its

“Reversing Course on Conciliation Clauses” by Ken Sande

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. “Reversing Course on Conciliation Clauses” Ken Sande Although conciliation clauses (AKA, “religious arbitration clauses”) may be

“Who Arbitrates? Arbitrator Qualification Clauses in Religious Arbitration Agreements” by Michael A. Helfand

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. “Who Arbitrates? Arbitrator Qualification Clauses in Religious Arbitration Agreements” Michael A. Helfand Religious arbitration is, at

“The Danger of “Anti-Sharia” Legislation to Religious Arbitration — And Not Just by Muslims” by Asma Uddin

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. “The Danger of “Anti-Sharia” Legislation to Religious Arbitration — And Not Just by Muslims” Asma T.

“Two Conceptions of Anti-Establishment: When Should Courts Enforce Religious Arbitration Agreements?” by Brian Hutler

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. “Two Conceptions of Anti-Establishment: When Should Courts Enforce Religious Arbitration Agreements?” Brian Hutler In previous work

“There is no First Amendment Exemption in Contracts Generally or in the Federal Arbitration Act: It Would Be Poor Policy (and Maybe Unconstitutional) to Have One.” by Michael J. Broyde

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. “There is no First Amendment Exemption in Contracts Generally or in the Federal Arbitration Act: It