Paul Finkelman, Religion and American Law: An Encyclopedia
ISBN: 0815307500 | edition 1999 | PDF | 881 pages | 4 mb
The First Encyclopedia Available On The Subject Of Religion And American Law The interplay of religion and law has long been a major political and social issue in the United States. From the Salem Witch Trials to the current debate over school vouchers, court rulings have had a profound effect on people's lives. Now, a new encyclopedia provides detailed entries on all of the major Supreme Court decisions dealing with church and state, topical and theoretical essays relating to the issue, and cogent biographies of those Justices whose decisions have achieved landmark status in the debate.