Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Response by the author to my blogpost on Barry W. Bussey’s dissertation ‘The Legal Revolution Against the Accommodation of Religion’

Read the response here: The Revolution or the Counter-Revolution? In his response, Dr. Bussey writes that 'Prof. ten Napel’s conclusion is somewhat bleaker than my own, in that he believes “this revolution [against religion] has already taken place in America” and is now being met with a “conservative counter-revolution”. He cites Harvard law professor Mark Tushnet,… Continue reading Response by the author to my blogpost on Barry W. Bussey’s dissertation ‘The Legal Revolution Against the Accommodation of Religion’

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Blogpost “Een juridische revolutie tegen religie?”

"Op 27 juni 2019 verdedigde Barry W. Bussey in Leiden zijn proefschrift over de juridische revolutie die zich volgens hem nu in het Westen voltrekt: een revolutie tégen religie. Bussey haakt aan bij de rechtshistoricus Harold J. Berman (1918-2007), die in de Westerse rechtstraditie zes grote revoluties onderscheidde. De revolutie tegen religie zou de zevende… Continue reading Blogpost “Een juridische revolutie tegen religie?”

Comparative Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, Whither Europe?

Article in Muslim World Journal of Human Rights (2011)

The abstract of this article, entitled 'The Judicial Protection of Religious Symbols in Europe's Public Educational Institutions: Thank God for Canada and South Africa', reads as follows: 'How should judges deal with the manifestation of religious symbols in public educational institutions? In light of the important role of human rights in our legal and political… Continue reading Article in Muslim World Journal of Human Rights (2011)