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DeGirolami at the Hertog Foundation

I’ll be at the Hertog Foundation in Washington, D.C., next weekend, which runs programs of study in political science, political history, international studies, and law. I’ll be discussing religious freedom as part of course run by my friend Adam White on “Landmark Supreme Court Cases.”

Look forward to being there.

Marc O. DeGirolami

On Justice Scalia's "Teaching About the Law"

In anticipation of the new academic year, I have a short piece over at Liberty Law on a piece by Justice Scalia that (I think) has received almost no commentary, with the exception of a very good essay by Adam White, on “Teaching About the Law.” Here’s the beginning: 273 more words


When Death is Better than the Alternative?

My friend, Tom Berg, has this response to my post about Free Exercise Clause atrophy. He and I don’t see things too differently, though he is as usual more optimistic than I am. 427 more words


The Atrophic Free Exercise Clause

The Supreme Court has had essentially nothing of substance to say about it over the last 23 years. The contraction of whatever rights are protected by it proceeds apace. 590 more words


Illinois Law Review Symposium on Substantial Burdens...and a Few Thoughts on the New Accommodation Skepticism

The University of Illinois Law Review has posted a set of essays on the issue of substantial burdens. These essays were meant to coincide with the Supreme Court’s… 438 more words

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Mellema, "Complicity and Moral Accountability"

In light of the current interest in, and common misunderstanding of, arguments from complicity in many law and religion controversies (see, for example, the discussion… 259 more words

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Greenawalt, "From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays"

I’m delighted to post this notice for a new book of essays by my old master, Kent Greenawalt: From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays. These previously published and newly collected essays span Kent’s writing life and do an excellent job of conveying his immense and broad erudition. 123 more words

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