The Supreme Court 2000: A Symposium
- Aid to Nonpublic Education. // America;7/2/1977, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p2
The article looks at the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutionality of federal assistance to education in nonpublic schools. The ruling allows the government to provide aid to standardized tests and diagnosis of speech, hearing and psychological disorders in parochial schools. It...
- LESSONS FROM PHARAOH AND THE HEBREW MIDWIVES: CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION TO STATE MANDATES AS A FREE EXERCISE RIGHT. O'Callaghan, Nora // Creighton Law Review;Apr2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p561
The article presents the author's contention over the pressure of regulatory laws in the U.S. requiring religious believers to engage in conduct forbidden by their religion. It draws the centrality of avoiding sinful behavior to the free exercise claims for religious exemptions. It also examines...
- Liberty lost. Thomas, Oliver // Christian Century;07/16/97, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p646
Examines the United States Supreme Court's ruling on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Rejection of requirement on government to accommodate its citizens' religious practices whenever possible; Non-necessity of justification for restrictions on religious practice.
- Marci Hamilton reponds. // Christian Century;07/16/97, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p647
Reacts to an article commenting on the United States Supreme Court's rejection of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Citing of the decision on Sherbert versus Verner as an example of the court's free-exercise cases; Refuting of suggestion that court invites legislation like the RFRA.
- High court clips projections for religious freedom in US. Marquand, Robert // Christian Science Monitor;6/26/97, Vol. 89 Issue 148, p1
Discusses the ruling from the US Supreme Court that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) was unconstitutional because it would be intrusive to government. Implications for various religious activities; The shaky legal footing for religious groups; Disappointment from the RFRA coalition,...
- Supreme Court Preview. Repa, Barbara // ABA Journal;Dec85, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p83
Presents a preview of Supreme Court cases in the United States. Separation between state and religion; Legal standards for voluntary confessions; Right not to speak.
- Thoughts on Smith and Religious-Group Autonomy. Underkuffler, Laura S. // Brigham Young University Law Review;2004, Vol. 2004 Issue 5, p1773
Contends that the U.S. Supreme Court in its ruling on the case Employment Division v. Smith has shifted from its previous course in dealing with cases reconciling the constitutional guarantee of religious free exercise with the collective interests of civil society. Discussion on the main...
- Separation, Neutrality, and Clergy Liability for Sexual Misconduct. Marshall, William P. // Brigham Young University Law Review;2004, Vol. 2004 Issue 5, p1921
Discusses whether on not the assertion that clergy in the U.S. should not be subject to liability for sexual misconduct with their adult congregants. Examination on the reasons that support the holding that clergy should be liable for sexual misconduct with adult congregants; Analysis on the...
- Ball on a Needle: Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. and the Future of Establishment Clause Adjudication. Lupu, Ira C.; Tuttle, Robert W. // Brigham Young University Law Review;2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 1, p115
The article outlines the arguments and conclusions offered in the U.S. Supreme Court's opinions over the case of Hein versus Freedom from Foundation Inc. It also explores the relationship between the question of whether the Establishment Clause is constitutionally exceptional and the doctrines...