Law and Religion: Cases in Context

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Designed to be used either as a primary text or with any Law and Religion or First Amendment text, Law and Religion: Cases in Context presents descriptions and discussions of the landmark cases in law and religion and the First Amendment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735578197
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 3/24/2010
  • Series: Cases in Context Series
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Contents:

Introduction: The Context of the Religion Clauses

Part I. What Is Religion?

Chapter 1. Malnak v. Yogi: Transcendental Mediation and the Definition of Religion

Chapter 2. United States v. Ballard: Government Prohibited from Declaring Religious Truth

Part II. Free Exercise

Chapter 3. Wisconsin v. Yoder: An Anthropologist Shapes a Supreme Court Decision

Chapter 4. Goldman v. Weinberger: Religious Freedom Confronts Military Uniformity

Chapter 5. Bob Jones University v. United States: A Journey Through Scripture and History

Chapter 6. Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith: The Battle for Religious Freedom

Chapter 7. Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah: Protection of Majority Religions’ Privilege at the Nexus of Race, Class, and Ethnicity

Part III. Establishment

Chapter 8. Lemon v. Kurtzman: The Parochial School Crisis and the Establishment Clause

Chapter 9. Lynch v. Donnelly and County of Allegheny v. ACLU: “Christ Is Not a Turkey”

Chapter 10. Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village School District v. Grumet: A Religious Group’s Quest for Its Own Public School

Chapter 11. Edwards v. Aguillard: Evolution and Creation in the Legal Crucible

Chapter 12. Rosenberger v. Rector of University of Virginia: The Triumph of the Neutrality Principle

Part IV. Accommodation and Tolerance

Chapter 13. Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. Amos: Addressing Tensions Between Free Exercise and Establishment

Chapter 14. Freeman v. Department of Highway Safety and Webb v. Philadelphia: Accommodation Tangles in the Laws About Hair

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