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Schools, Worship, and the First Amendment
This five-part article examines the use of public school space for worship, arguing that the Second Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong in its First Amendment analysis related to the Free Speech Clause, the Establishment ...
The First Amendment and Religion After Hosanna-Tabor
The Supreme Court’s treatment of religion under the First Amendment has shifted significantly in the past quarter century. Though the Court had focused on separation for the Establishment Clause and accommodation for the ...
Opening the Broom Closet: Recognizing the Religious Rights of Wiccans, Witches, and Other Neo-Pagans
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2011-11)
Religious freedom is a core component of our nation and one of the most widely known and accepted constitutional guarantees provided by the First Amendment. No prior civilization had adopted a national policy that tolerated ...
Watching the Watchmen: The People’s Attempt to Hold On-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Accountable for Misconduct and the Illinois Law that Stands in Their Way
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2012-04)
In the days when police brutality and public official corruption pump through the veins of society as a fermenting virus, a critical analysis of a controversial law curtailing efforts to intensify public awareness of ...
Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions on Speech
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2020-06)
The category of time, place, and manner restrictions on speech, as supposedly distinct from absolute bans, appears to be central to free speech law. Even a modest examination of the case law, however, suggests the arbitrariness ...