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Meaning in Law: A Theory of Speech

Charles W. Collier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195388978
eISBN:
9780199855421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388978.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Despite widespread admiration for the First Amendment's protection of speech, this iconic feature of American legal thought has never been adequately theorized. Existing theories of speech proceed on ... More


Conclusion

in Bleached Faith: The Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758611
eISBN:
9780804763141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758611.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that the bleached faith seen around us is not the inevitable product of American law. It is the result of mistaken policy ... More


Symbols

Charles W. Collier

in Meaning in Law: A Theory of Speech

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195388978
eISBN:
9780199855421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388978.003.002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how a few basic forms of mental synthesis underlie all possible experience of objects in the real world. These forms of mental synthesis (space, time, things, attributes, and ... More


The Classroom as a Tolerance Lab 1

Dr Lorenzo Zucca

in A Secular Europe: Law and Religion in the European Constitutional Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199592784
eISBN:
9780191738906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592784.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

Education is one of the main battlegrounds between religious and non-religious people. There are three major sets of challenges: the challenge from religious symbols in the classroom, the challenge ... More


In the Name of God: Regulating Religion in Elections

Ronojoy Sen

in Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063803
eISBN:
9780199080168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063803.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how religion and religious propaganda in election campaigns in India are regulated, focusing on the Supreme Court's interventions in the sphere of election campaigns. In the ... More


Introduction

in Bleached Faith: The Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758611
eISBN:
9780804763141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758611.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the topics discussed in this book. It begins with a brief discussion of how religion is inevitably watered down or distorted beyond recognition when ... More


The Ultimate Demise of Christmas and Chanukah

in Bleached Faith: The Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758611
eISBN:
9780804763141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758611.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how the celebration of Christmas and Chanukah has been drained of their religion meaning. It begins by looking at the litigation over Christmas and Chanukah symbols on ... More


Employment

Rex Ahdar and Ian Leigh

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606474
eISBN:
9780191744259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606474.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the status of ministers of religion, the position of a religious person in a secular workplace, and the question of religious freedom and religious employers. Underlying these ... More


Headscarf versus Burqa: Two French Bans with Different Meanings

Patrick Weil

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

In 2004, the French Parliament enacted a law banning the wearing of conspicuous religious symbols in public schools. Coming at the conclusion of a public and open debate, it was supported by school ... More


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