By Austin Sarat

there's an important scholarly literature on law's therapy of faith. such a lot students now realize that even supposing the USA splendid courtroom has now not provided a constant interpretation of what 'non-establishment' or spiritual freedom capability, as a common topic it may be acknowledged that the 1st modification calls for that executive no longer supply choice to at least one faith over one other or, even supposing this can be extra arguable, to faith over non-belief. yet those ideas elevate questions that may be addressed in criminal Responses to non secular Practices within the usa: specifically, what practices represent a 'religious task' such that it can't be supported or funded by way of executive? and what's a faith, besides? How may still legislations comprehend issues of religion and accommodate spiritual practices?

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