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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

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Department of Government and Law Center

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September 17, 2020

The Ethics and Politics of Guantánamo Bay (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 0 minutes

June 10, 2020

Religious Responsibilities in Confronting Police Brutality (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 2 minutes

May 13, 2020

Lunch Series on Religion and Nationalism: Turkey (Video)

Duration: 1 hours 3 minutes