Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Signatory to Amicus effort in Lautsi case before European Court of Human Rights (2010)

In 2010, Notre Dame Professor of Law Paolo Carozza led 'a group of more than 50 law professors from 15 countries who have submitted written comments asking the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights to overturn a seven-judge panel’s ruling that crucifixes may not be displayed in Italian classrooms. (...) “The challenges of… Continue reading Signatory to Amicus effort in Lautsi case before European Court of Human Rights (2010)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Panel Chair and Presenter, First Annual Conference, European Academy of Religion, Bologna, 5-8 March, 2018

'The European Academy of Religion (EuARe) is a research initiative launched under the high patronage of the European Parliament which offers an exchange platform to academies and scientific societies; associations; research centers and institutions; university labs, clusters, and departments; journals, publishers, media and scholars coming from Europe and the surrounding regions' (see https://www.europeanacademyofreligion.org/missionstatement). With over 900 participants, the… Continue reading Panel Chair and Presenter, First Annual Conference, European Academy of Religion, Bologna, 5-8 March, 2018

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)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Law and Religion

Chapter in volume on Law and Religion in the 21st Century. Relations between States and Religious Communities (2010)

'This book brings together leading international scholars of law and religion to provide an overview of current issues in State-religion relations. The first part of the collection offers a picture of recent developments in key countries and regions. The second part is focused on Europe and, in particular, on the Nordic States and the post-communist… Continue reading Chapter in volume on Law and Religion in the 21st Century. Relations between States and Religious Communities (2010)

Law and Religion

A Test of Faith? Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace

Pleased to learn, upon my return from vacation, that the above book, edited by Katayoun Alidadi, Marie-Claire Foblets and Jogchum Vrielink, all at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, is now available from Ashgate Publishing. The flyer of the book, to which I contributed a chapter entitled 'Beyond Lautsi: An Alternative Approach to Limiting the Government's… Continue reading A Test of Faith? Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace