Volume 13

Part 1 Fall 2011


Render Less Unto Caesar? Denying Communion to Catholic Judges

Dermot Lynch

A Higher Law: Abraham Lincoln’s Use of Biblical Imagery Wilson Huhm


A Life fo an Afterlife: Assessing the Potential Redemption of Capital Inmates’ Requests to Posthumously Donate Organs Under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act

Jessica Miller

Seeking Religous Validity for Body Piercings and Tattoos: How the Church of Body Modification Shuold Gain Recognition as a Religion in the Modern Era Danielle Gold

New Developments

“Pray Away the Gay?” An Analysis of the Legality of Conversion Therapy by Homophobic Religious Organizations Jonathan Sacks

Nuermberg Project

Social Darwinism in Nazi Family and Inheritance Law Ellis Washington, J.D.
Part 2 Spring 2012


Jewish Law and the Tragedy fo Sexual Abuse of Children – The Dilemma Within the Orthodox Jewis Comminity

Steven H. Resnicoff

Religious Free Speech ad Somebody Else’s Civil Rights: Reviewing an Old Conflict in Light of California’s Proposition 8

Robert D. Crockett

The Accomidation of the Shari’a Within Western Legal Systems Nicholas Aroney & Rex Ahdar


Who is a Jew? An Analytical Examination of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom’s JFS Case: Why the Matrilineal Test for Jewish Identity is Not in Violation of the Race Relations Act of 1976

Jason Ordene

Street of Fire: Shiv Sena and Film Censorship in Contemporary India Ross A. Carbone

New Developments

What’s Wrong woth my Nativity Scene?: Religiously Discriminatory Restrictive Covenants in New York

Amanda Hopkins

Digeronimo V. Fuchs; Judge Dismisses Malpractice Suit Complaining About Life Logan Pettigrew

Natioal Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition

In partnership with the National Religious Freedom Moot Court Board at George Washington University Law School, we are pleased to announce the 2011 competition’s “Best Brief” winners, James Harlow and Leigh Llewelyn of Duke University School of Law. You may review the problem on which the brief is based at: http://www.religionmootcourt.org/  


This brief does not, in any way, reflect the personal views of the authors. It was written in response to a problem in preparation for a moot court competition.

Winning Brief, (Broadway Licensing Corp. V. Counterpoint Repertory Troupe) James Harlow & Leigh Llewelyn