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Law & Religion
Links to constitutional issues of religious freedom and church/state relations are included here (primarily for Canada and the U.S.), as well as sites relating to specific bodies of religious law. Some sites also contain background information on major world religions.
Canada, the United States and Comparative Constitutional Law
Selected Bibliography on Law and Religion by Alvin Esau, Professor of Law, University of Manitoba Extensive bibliography of mainly print resources reflecting Canada's current religious diversity.
Articles and links monitoring the religious freedom and tolerance for Muslims in a Canadian context.
Maintained by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (OCRT), with links to laws regarding church-state separation and human rights.
Provides a comprehensive list of links and resources pertaining to law and religion, including links to related organizations.
U.S.-based site for links relating to church-state issues, Native American religious issues, and U.S. Supreme Court cases. Links to historic documents and comparative and international sites such as the Canadian Muslim Civil Liberties Association (see above ) and the Inter-Faith Working Group Online, carrying news about religious freedom and church-state issues worldwide.
U.S. Law-related links mounted as part of an excellent set of world religion links at the University of Florida. See below under "General background sites."
Links to U.S. cases, foreign laws and constitutions, and organizations advocating religious civil liberties.
Excellent list of U.S. links on pluralism and religious freedom.
Links to a newsletter and publications for religious issues in the U.K.
UNESCO MOST bibliography and links on religious rights in international law.
Comprehensive, well-organized links to information and texts of the world's religions. Maintained by Professor G. Thursby at the University of Florida.
"The Pluralism Project was developed by Diana L. Eck at Harvard University to study and document the growing religious diversity of the United States, with a special view to its new immigrant religious communities." Notable for links to articles, bibliographies, and other secondary sources.
Religious Legal Systems - Alphabetical Order
See specifically an article by Andrew Huxley, Buddhist Case Law on Theft in which he outlines sources of Buddhist law. An academic online journal with co-editors from the University of London Law Department, the School of Oriental and African Studies, and the University of Pennsylvania. Excellent background links including jurisprudence on monastic disciplines and human rights.
Christianity - Canon law: Roman Catholic, Protestant and Other
Roman Catholic. Vatican- Official site of the Roman Curia canon law tribunals
Roman Catholic. Code of Canon Law (current text) from IntraText digital project, Italy
Roman Catholic. Historic. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of Toronto
Anglican. Canon Law in the Anglican Communion (with links to Orthodox and other non-Anglican canon law)
This site for this ecumenical Protestant body contains links to world religions along with rules and policies to which many subscribe.
Scholarly site with excellent content and links residing at the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.
Scholar and diplomat Andy Grossman provides a superb scholarly guide which is a hypertext mini-treatise for those needing a reliable and quick way into a complex topic with a long history.
Provided by the Advanced Legal Studies Instiute (Pakistan); its main page also has links for Islamic banking.
Links to Islamic law as implemented in various jurisdictions.
Includes Islamic Law centres and projects, such as Harvard, etc.
Electronic case summaries, statutes and journals, with bibliographic citations to print formats.
U.S.-based site for links relating to church/state issue, Native American religious issues, and U.S. Supreme Court cases.
Date Last Visited: January 26, 2007