Religious Free Exercise and Contemporary American Politics: The Saga of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000

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A&C Black, Dec 16, 2010 - Political Science - 192 pages

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Contents

Introduction
1
Dilemmas of Free Exercise in Contemporary America
5
Free Exercise Jurisprudence Through 1997 Reynolds to Boerne
21
The FineTuned Politics of Developing a Response
49
Building a Record to Meet the Demands of Section 5
65
The Initial Opposition to RLPA
84
From RLPA to RLUIPA Civil Rights Versus Religious Liberty Takes Center Stage
99
Aftermath
116
Conclusion
140
City of Boerne v Flores
148
The Religious Liberty Protection Act
157
The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000
162
Cutter v Wilkinson
168
Bibliography
173
Index
179
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Jerold L. Waltman is R.W. Morrison Professor of Constitutional Studies, Department of Political Science and Adjunct appointment, J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies at Baylor University. He also serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Church and State (Oxford University Press) and is the author or editor of many books.

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