Taking Free Exercise Rights Seriously

March 30, 2006
Speaker: Professor Alan E. Brownstein, University of California, Davis School of Law
Presented by: Center for Professional Ethics

Summary: William A. Brahms Lecture on Law and Religion

• Constitutional law does not take free exercise rights seriously. Creating a more complex free exercise jurisprudence

• How do we balance religious exercise against conflicting state interests?

Professor Brownstein is an expert on church-state issues and has also written extensively on freedom of speech, privacy and autonomy rights and other constitutional law subjects. His articles have been published in numerous academic journals, including the Stanford Law Review. Professor Brownstein teaches Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, and Torts at the UC Davis School of Law, is a frequent lecturer at academic conferences and in law related programs before civic, legal, religious and educational groups. He received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1977.

Duration : 1:2:14

Read more about Taking Free Exercise Rights Seriously

Positively Tampa Bay: Bay Area Legal Services

Bay Area Legal Services provides services for victims of domestic violence.

Duration : 0:4:4

Read more about Positively Tampa Bay: Bay Area Legal Services

Preemption of State Law Intentional Tort Actions Under the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978

After years of tight government control over the airline industry, Congress chose to pursue a policy of economic deregulation, enacting the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 (ADA). Areas formerly controlled by the federal government, such as the awarding of routes, the entry of new air carriers, and the setting of fares, were left to the […]

Mallika Sherawat gets legal notice

Visit www.lehren.tv for more Bollywood news and videos. Session Court has discussed notice to Mallika Sherawat for the vulgar dressing and performance in JW Marriots new year party event.

Duration : 0:1:14

Read more about Mallika Sherawat gets legal notice

Legal News Headlines 4/15/2010


Legal News Headlines for 4/15/2010

San Diego mail Bomb at Fed Ex office

Administration using FOIA exemptions

Wells Fargo predatory lending lawsuit

Waxman MLB needs to end smokeless tobacco use among players

Duration : 0:2:23

Read more about Legal News Headlines 4/15/2010