Toward a Religious Minority Voice: A Look at Free Exercise Law Through a Religious Minority Perspective

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Samuel J. Levine. "Toward a Religious Minority Voice: A Look at Free Exercise Law Through a Religious Minority Perspective" ,Available at: http://works.bepress.com/samuel_levine/2/

Publication Year:
1996
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.tourolaw.edu/scholarlyworks/251
Author(s):
Levine, Samuel J.
Tags:
Free Exercise; perspective; society; bias; religious minority; Levine; Samuel Levine; Constitutional Law; Religion Law
article description
Legal scholars have recently advanced theories emphasizing the importance of perspectives in the law. Perspective scholarship recognizes that laws are necessarily shaped by society's dominant forces, including its biases and preconceptions. Perspective scholars attempt to understand how these forces have shaped our laws, and they suggest changes to accommodate those affected by society's biases. In this Article, Professor Levine introduces the concept of a religious minority perspective. He develops the concept of a religious minority perspective in the context of several, prominent Free Exercise cases. Professor Levine discusses these cases in his presentation of the central themes of a religious minority perspective, as he illuminates perspective theory in general.