Tag Archives: Religious

Flake Advocates Interactive Process for Religious Accommodations

My prolific colleague Dallan Flake has just posted on SSRN his most recent article, Interactive Religious Accommodations. Some of you may have seen him discuss it at AALS. Here's the abstract: This Article argues employers should be required to engage… … Continue reading

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Religious Makeup of New 116th Congress

Pew Forum reports on the religious make up of the new 116th Congress, saying:There has been a 3-percentage-point decline in the share of members of Congress who identify as Christian – in the 115th Congress, 91% of members were Christian, … Continue reading

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Vandalizing Religious Building Includes Vandalizing Sign Outside It

In People v. Laduke, (CA App., Dec. 14, 2018), a California appellate court held that defendant could properly be convicted under California Penal Code Sec., 594.3(a) for vandalism of a building owned and occupied by a religious institution after he … Continue reading

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Intersection of Religious Corporation Law and Real Estate Law in New York

Recently in the news is a decision in a lawsuit regarding the potential eviction of a defrocked nun in a Russian Orthodox convent located in Nanuet, New York.  This case is an interesting intersection of two areas of the law … Continue reading

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Immigration Article of the Day: A Legal Sanctuary: How the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) Could Protect Sanctuary Churches by Thomas Scott-Railton

A Legal Sanctuary: How the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) Could Protect Sanctuary Churches by Thomas Scott-Railton, Yale law students, Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming Abstract Across the country, places of worship are declaring themselves sanctuaries and providing shelter to undocumented… … Continue reading

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