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AAN (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Jessica Giles.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 500 words.

Immigration – Asylum – Appeal – Afghani national claiming asylum on grounds at risk as a result of marriage of older sister in Afghanistan – Secretary of State for Home Department refusing...

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Abu al-Wafaʾ ʿAli Ibn ʿAqil

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — History of Law.

(d. 1119)

Hanbali jurist with rationalist leanings. In traditionalist eleventh-century Baghdad, his admiration for the mystic al-Hallaj (d. 922) led to his persecution and forced...

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Ação Direta de Inconstitutionalidade da Lei Municipale no 3.589 de 12 dezembro de 2011 (Direct Action on the Unconstitutionality of Municipal Ordinance 3.589)

Randa Begni Vieira Da Silva.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 163 words.

(1) Human Rights – Freedom of religion or belief – Interference with – Schools – – (2) Secularism – Interference with – City of Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil, enacting law that local public schools...

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Acquisition

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Law.

(Heb. qinyan). The methods of acquiring property lie at the heart of both proprietary and contractual rights in Jewish civil law. A formal qinyan is necessary to effect the transfer ...

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Addressing Religious Plurality: A Consideration of Four Models

Arif A. Jamal.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 12265 words.

This article seeks to address the challenge of religious plurality by drawing upon political theory literature. It proceeds to review, but ultimately reject, three models for dealing with...

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Advancing Debate about Religion or Belief, Equality and Human Rights: Grounds for Optimism?

Alice Donald.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 12003 words.

Legal judgments concerning equality or human rights and religion or belief have frequently provoked controversy in Britain. This article examines why this has occurred. It does not attempt...

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Advancing Freedom of Religion or Belief: Agendas for Change

Malcolm Evans.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

April 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 4260 words.

Rather than being a celebration of a thing of worth, the approach currently adopted by the international political community to religious freedom is dominated by the language of special...

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affinity

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Christianity.

In moral theology, relationship created by marriage. It is held to form an impediment to subsequent marriage between one party and certain blood relations of the other. In the C of E the...

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The Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate Cases: Regulation versus Conscience on its Way to the United States Supreme Court

Eric C. Rassbach.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 2806 words.

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Against Human Rights: Liberty in the Western Tradition

John Milbank.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

April 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law. 15970 words.

There is a now longstanding debate concerning the origin of the notion of subjective rights and their definition. Subjective rights as ‘possessive individualism’ should be distinguished...

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