Religion and the Constitution: Volume 2: Establishment and Fairness / Edition 1

Religion and the Constitution: Volume 2: Establishment and Fairness / Edition 1

by Kent Greenawalt
     
 

"This is the most important work on the Establishment Clause in the literature and it will remain so for a long time to come. Virtually every chapter breaks new ground."—Steven H. Shiffrin, Cornell University

"This is a superb overview of a broad range of First Amendment issues from a powerful analytic mind with a profound knowledge of the

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"This is the most important work on the Establishment Clause in the literature and it will remain so for a long time to come. Virtually every chapter breaks new ground."—Steven H. Shiffrin, Cornell University

"This is a superb overview of a broad range of First Amendment issues from a powerful analytic mind with a profound knowledge of the field."—Andrew Koppelman, Northwestern University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691125831
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
05/19/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author


Kent Greenawalt is University Professor at Columbia University, teaching in the law school, and a former Deputy Solicitor General of the United States. His books include "Does God Belong in Public Schools?" and "Fighting Words" (both Princeton), as well as "Conflicts of Law and Morality" and "Religious Convictions and Political Choice".

Table of Contents


Preface ix

CHAPTER 1: Introduction 1

CHAPTER 2: History 18

CHAPTER 3: The Development of Doctrine and Its Significance 40

CHAPTER 4: Government Aid to Religion and Promulgating Religious Doctrine 53

CHAPTER 5: Religious Words and Symbols in Public Places 69

CHAPTER 6: Mild Endorsements and Promotions 91

CHAPTER 7: Public Schools: Devotions 103

CHAPTER 8: Public Schools: Teaching about Religion 122

CHAPTER 9: Public Schools: Teaching Whose Content Rests on Religious Views 136

CHAPTER 10: Establishment Clause Tests and Standards 157

CHAPTER 11: Equal Facilities and Freedom of Speech 194

CHAPTER 12: Chaplains in the Military and in Prison 207

CHAPTER 13: Religious Groups Exercising Government Power 221

CHAPTER 14: Religious Law and Civil Law: Using Secular Law to Assure Observance of Practices with Religious Significance 240

CHAPTER 15: Tax Exemptions and Deductions 279

CHAPTER 16: Religion and the Exemption Strategy 298

CHAPTER 17: Limits of Accommodation 336

CHAPTER 18: Financial Support to Religious Institutions 352

CHAPTER 19: Aid to Religious Schools 385

CHAPTER 20: Religion Clause Skepticism 433

CHAPTER 21: Alternative Approaches 451

CHAPTER 22: Justifications for the Religion Clauses 480

CHAPTER 23: Religiously Based Judgments and Religious Discourse in Public Life 497

CHAPTER 24: Legal Enforcement of Religion-Based Morality 525

CHAPTER 25: Conclusion 538

Index 545

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