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US Pastor Saeed Abedini Faces Notorious 'Hanging Judge' in Iran

US Pastor Saeed Abedini Faces Notorious 'Hanging Judge' in Iran | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
An American pastor currently held in Iranian prison is facing a grim future after it was announced that his case was recently transferred to a judge accused of human rights violations and infamous for the number of people he has sentenced to death.
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In Indonesia, Envisioning a Larger Role for Religion at School

In Indonesia, Envisioning a Larger Role for Religion at School | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The government is weighing a curriculum overhaul that would merge science and social studies with other classes so more time can be devoted to religion.
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Christian who refused Sunday work was not constructively dismissed – Richard Wayman

Christian who refused Sunday work was not constructively dismissed – Richard Wayman | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Mba v London Borough Of Merton (Religion or Belief Discrimination) [2012] UKEAT 0332/12/1312 (13 December 2012) – Read judgment The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed the appeal of a Ch...
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Oaths, the Greek judicial system and Article 9

Might the obligation to swear an oath in court proceedings be a breach of one’s Article 9 rights? The issue came up yet again this week when Strasbourg handed down judgment in Dimitras & Ors v ...
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Teacher files suit over religion items | WIVB.com

Teacher files suit over religion items | WIVB.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A high school science teacher is suing the Cheektowaga Central School District, after she says the district told her to remove personal items of religious nature from her classroom.
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Restrictions On Religious Freedom Increasing In The United States And Worldwide

(RNS) Religious believers throughout the world face a rising tide of restrictions, according to a study released Thursday (Sept. 20).
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UK: 'Christians have no right to refuse to work on Sundays, rules judge'

UK: 'Christians have no right to refuse to work on Sundays, rules judge' | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Louis Michael Seidman: 'Let's Give Up on the Constitution' → ... A report from the cross-party Christians in Parliament group warned earlier this year that there was a lack of religious literacy among judges, politicians and officials.' ...
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Let’s Give Up on the Constitution

Our history is filled with constitutional disobedience. What’s kept our country stable isn’t parchment, but institutions and the sense that, as one nation, we must work out our differences.
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NYT Op-ed: 'Let's Give Up on the Constitution' | NewsBusters.org

NYT Op-ed: 'Let's Give Up on the Constitution' | NewsBusters.org | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
On Sunday, in a New York Times op-ed ("Let's Give Up on the Constitution") which appeared in today's print edition, Louis Michael Seidman, a professor of constitutional law (seriously) at Georgetown University, and the ...
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(Law & Religion UK) 2012 and 2013: retrospect and prospect - Christian news, FaithfulNews

(Law & Religion UK) 2012 and 2013: retrospect and prospect - Christian news, FaithfulNews | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(Law & Religion UK) 2012 and 2013: retrospect and prospect - (Law & Religion UK) 2012 and 2013: retrospect and prospect (Law Religion UK 2012 and 2013 retrospect and prospect http://t.co/lzqtAZPb #titusonenine...
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Preacher alarms many in Egypt with calls for Islamist vice police

Preacher alarms many in Egypt with calls for Islamist vice police | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
CAIRO (Reuters) - Many Egyptian viewers were horrified when preacher Hisham el-Ashry recently popped up on primetime television to say women must cover up for their own protection and advocated the introduction...
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Concordat Agreements between the Holy See and the Post-Communist Countries (1990-2010)

Peeters international academic publishers Leuven official website presenting online catalogue, online journals and online bibliographies
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Ordinary Muslims in Indonesia Violating Rights, Study Finds

Ordinary Muslims in Indonesia Violating Rights, Study Finds | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
oncerns are growing over at least 50 cases of religious freedom violations against Christians in Indonesia last year, as not only extremists but ordinary Muslims were responsible for many of the acts of intolerance and violence, according to a...
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Oxford losing its religion

Oxford losing its religion | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Figures released from the 2011 Census revealed that Oxford has the highest percentage of people without a religion of any city in the UK.˜ The number of self-described Christians is now at 48 per c...
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Constitution 201: Case Study—Religious Liberty in the Administrative State | Hawaii Reporter

Constitution 201: Case Study—Religious Liberty in the Administrative State | Hawaii Reporter | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
By Stephen Zierak This lesson is taught by Dr. Thomas West, the Paul & Dawn Potter Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College.  Dr. West has taught at
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Court rules man no longer on the hook for 655-year-old penance | Holy Post | National Post

Court rules man no longer on the hook for 655-year-old penance | Holy Post | National Post | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In 1357 Konrad Mueller promised to pay for an eternal lamp at the Roman Catholic local church as punishment for killing a man named Heinrich Stucki
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French Muslims join opposition to same-sex marriage

French Muslims join opposition to same-sex marriage | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
PARIS (Reuters) - French Muslims have begun joining a mostly Catholic-led movement against same-sex marriage, widening opposition to the reform that the Socialist-led government is set to write into the...
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Divine Law and the U.S. Constitution | Franklin County Va. Patriots ...

Divine Law and the U.S. Constitution | Franklin County Va. Patriots ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
He said that human laws were only “declaratory of, and act in subordination to. . .God's law. Any act (law) of man which was contrary to God's law would be “destructive of man's real happiness, and therefore,.
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Freedom House: The Best and Worst Human Rights Developments ...

As 2012 winds down, it is time again to reflect on the year's human rights developments. How did the world do following an eventful 2011?
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Professor irrationally calls for Americans to “Give up - Red Alert Politics

Professor irrationally calls for Americans to “Give up - Red Alert Politics | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The professor goes on to state that we should continue to follow “out of respect, not obligation” the freedom of speech and religion, equal protection of the laws and due process.
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Prophet Muhammad’s Rules of War | The Muslim Times

Prophet Muhammad’s Rules of War | The Muslim Times | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Prophet Muhammad's rules of war established 1,400 years ago a yet unmatched humanitarian standard. And herein lies the solution to modern conflict.
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