Pew Research CenterMar 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.

Pew Research CenterMar 31, 2011

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

Supreme Court Building
Pew Research CenterOct 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.

Pew Research CenterJun 28, 2010

High Court Rules Against Campus Christian Group

Pew Research CenterJun 3, 2010

Tensions Between Rights of Conscience and Civil Rights

Pew Research CenterApr 28, 2010

High Court Decision in Salazar v. Buono

Pew Research CenterApr 6, 2010

In Brief: Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

Pew Research CenterMar 19, 2010

Briefing on U.S. International Religious Freedom Policy

Pew Research CenterDec 3, 2009

Sikh-Americans and Religious Liberty

Pew Research CenterSep 24, 2009

In Brief: Salazar v. Buono