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Title:
Religious freedom and the Supreme Court
Author:
Flowers, Ronald B. (Ronald Bruce), 1935-
Publication Information:
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xi, 1202 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court on American religious freedom -- The historical background to the First Amendment religion clauses -- Themes and trends in first amendment interpretation -- What is religion? -- The concept of standing -- Basic concepts and development of free exercise doctrine -- Rise and fall of free exercise exemptions : from Sherbert to Smith -- Rise and fall of free exercise exemptions : Smith and beyond -- Churches and the civil justice system -- Religious organizations as employers -- Government funding of religious schools : the rise and application of the "no-aid" principle -- Government funding of religious schools : the rise of even-handed neutrality and private choice -- Government aid to higher education -- Religious organizations and government-funded social services -- Government funds and religious institutions : a look toward the future -- Religious expression and public schools : background, released-time programs and the 1960's school-prayer decisions -- Religious expression in public schools : moments of silence and post-1960s school-prayer cases -- Religion and the public schools : religion and the curriculum and presidential guidelines on religion and public schools -- Equal access -- Religious symbols on government property -- Government acknowledgements of religion, government chaplains, religion and politics, and religion in the governmental workplace -- Religious preferences/delegations -- Legislative accommodation of religious exercise.
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ISBN:
9781602581609
Format :
Book

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