The article focuses on role of the U.S. courts in confronting religious laws in dispute resolution of various cases of domestic relations, contracts, and torts. Topics discussed include role of secular courts in maintaining constitutional balance between the free exercise and establishment clauses, constitutional challenges faced by religious adherents, and importance of legal pluralism in the U.S.
Ann Laquer Estin
Foreign and Religious Family Law: Comity, Contract, and the Constitution,
41 Pepp. L. Rev.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/plr/vol41/iss5/9