Published on
10 October 2011

‘Conscience’ as an aspect of ‘Religion’ Under the Religion Clauses of the United States’ Constitution: The Current State of the Question

By: Prof. William Wagner

Prof. William Wagner is professor of law and director of the Program of Studies in Jurisprudence at the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, where he is also Faculty Editor of the Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture. He has a J.D. from Yale University Law School, and a Ph.D. in Moral Theology from The Catholic University of America. He has taught, published widely, and organised leading conferences in jurisprudence, law and religion, and constitutional law. He has most recently published on ‘The Changing Meaning of Tolerance in American Constitutional Law’ (2011). A member of the editorial boards of the American Journal of Jurisprudenceand the American Journal of Comparative Law, he has been Fulbright Research Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Public International and Comparative Law, Heidelberg, and Visiting Research Professor at the Faculty of Law and Center for Religion and Society, Bonn. Currently he is a visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge.

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