Legal BackgrounderMarch 31, 2011

Churches in Court

Whenever churches or religious organizations find themselves involved in civil litigation, courts first must determine whether the First Amendment’s religion clauses bestow a unique legal status on religious organizations that puts some of their decisions and actions beyond the reach of civil laws.

Polling and AnalysisMarch 31, 2011

Religion and the Courts: The Pillars of Church-State Law

Supreme Court Building
Legal BackgrounderOctober 19, 2010

In Brief: Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn and Arizona Department of Revenue v. Winn

On Nov. 3, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a pair of related cases involving a constitutional challenge to an Arizona tax policy aimed at providing scholarships for children to attend private – often religious – schools.

Legal BackgrounderJune 28, 2010

High Court Rules Against Campus Christian Group

Polling and AnalysisJune 3, 2010

Tensions Between Rights of Conscience and Civil Rights

Legal BackgrounderApril 28, 2010

High Court Decision in Salazar v. Buono

Polling and AnalysisApril 6, 2010

In Brief: Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

Polling and AnalysisMarch 19, 2010

Briefing on U.S. International Religious Freedom Policy

Legal BackgrounderDecember 3, 2009

Sikh-Americans and Religious Liberty

Legal BackgrounderSeptember 24, 2009

In Brief: Salazar v. Buono