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Individuals, Institutions, and Religious Freedom

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Further Reading

Books and Papers

Berman, Harold. Law and Revolution, The Formation of the Western Legal Tradition. (Harvard University Press, 1983).


Horwitz, Paul. “Universities as First Amendment Institutions: Some Easy Answers and Hard Questions.” UCLA Law Review Vol. 54. 2007.


Garnett, Richard. “Do Churches Matter: Towards an Institutional Understanding of the Religious Clauses.” Notre Dame Legal Studies No. 08-17. 2008.


Garnett, Richard. “The Freedom of the Church.” Journal of Catholic Social Thought Vol. 4. 2007.


Garnett, Richard. “Religious Freedom, Church-State Separation, and the Ministerial Exception.” Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy Vol. 106. 2011.


Garnett, Richard. “Religion and Group Rights: Are Churches (Just) Like the Boy Scouts?” St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary Vol 22. 2007.


Garnett, Richard. “Religious Liberty, Church Autonomy, and the Structure of Freedom.” Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 10-10


Maritain, Jacques. The Things That Are Not Caesar’s. (C. Scribner’s Sons, 1931).


Murray, John Courtney. We Hold These Truths: Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition. (Sheer  & Ward, 2005).


Smith, Steven. “Freedom of Religion of Freedom of the Church.” San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-061. August 2011.



Richard Garnett in Public Discourse: Ethics, Law, and the Common Good, Positive Secularism and the American Model of Religious Liberty.