Freedom of Religion - Advanced

Course Description: 

The course will explore the theoretical grounding for religious autonomy, the comparative range of protections in different legal systems, and its implications in a number of practical areas such as church-property disputes, disputes concerning which branches of a religious community should be registered, the implications of autonomy for the religious employment context, and other relevant topics of interest to participants in the course.

Readings will be drawn from Durham and Scharffs, Law and Religion:  National, International and Comparative Perspectives (Aspen: 2010) (DS).  

Learning Outcomes: 

n/a

Assessment: 

Grades will be based on a short paper (ten pages).

Prerequisites: 

Comparative Freedom of Religion