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Law and Religion

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In our pluralistic world, a variety of oft-conflicting perspectives informs our understanding of moral and political ideas of justice. Additionally, legal cases increasingly span across borders and involve participants with no shared tradition, creating tensions that reflect fundamental moral conflicts. These resources explore how religion grounds, shapes, and conflicts with our legal systems.

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Michael Kessler

Executive Director
Department of Government and Georgetown Law

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Law, Religion, and Values

From 2006 to 2015 the Law, Religion, and Values project supported teaching, research, and scholarly conferences that explored how religion and values legitimate, shape, and conflict with global political, cultural, and legal systems in transnational and comparative perspective.

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February 7, 2023

Justice in Housing: A Conversation with HUD Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 8 minutes

June 8, 2022

Ballroom A/B, Closing Plenary Session (English) (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 56 minutes

June 7, 2022

Ballroom D, 2nd Session, Extending welcome from faith communities at the US-Mexico border (English) (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 21 minutes


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