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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

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Religion and the State in American Law


ISBN13: 9781107419285
Published: December 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781107071827



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Religion and the State in American Law provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of religion and government in the United States, from historical origins to modern laws and rulings.

In addition to extensive coverage of the religion clauses of the First Amendment, it addresses many statutory, regulatory, and common-law developments at both the federal and state levels.

Topics include the history of church-state relations and religious liberty, religion in the classroom, and expressions of religion in government.

This book also covers the role of religion in specific areas of law such as contracts, taxation, employment, land use regulation, torts, criminal law, and domestic relations as well as in specialized contexts such as prisons and the military.

Accessible to the general as well as the professional reader, this book will be of use to scholars, judges, practising lawyers, and the media.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
1. Religion and the constitution: history, text, and context
2. Church and state in the nineteenth century
3. Religious influences and expressions in law and government
4. The establishment clause
5. The free exercise clause
6. The religious rest, equal protection, and free speech clauses
7. The definition of religion
8. Church property disputes and church schisms
9. Contracts
10. Taxation
11. Employment
12. Land use
13. Torts
14. Criminal law and process
15. Family law
16. Public education
17. Religious symbolism on public property
18. Special contexts: prisons and the military
Appendices.