Annual Symposium 2010: “Religion in Contemporary Legal Systems”

BYU Law Review Volume 2011, No. 3

The 17th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium brought together more than 65 distinguished delegates from 36 countries to discuss the topics “Islam in Contemporary Legal Systems,” “Religion, Law, and the Encounter with Secularism,” and “The Challenge of Protecting Religious Sensitivities. Among this symposium’s outstanding presentations, the following were published in the he Law Review:

The Background and Contents of the Proposed South African Charter of Religious Rights and Freedoms
Rassie Malherbe

Secularity and Secularism in the United Kingdom: On the Way to the First Amendment
Iain McLean and Scot M. Peterson

Religion and Neutrality: Myth, Principle, and Meaning
Rafael Palomino

Law and Religion in Colombia: Legal Recognition of religious Entities
Vicente Prieto

Freedom of Expression and Religious Sensitivities in Pluralist Societies: Facing the Challenge of Extreme Speech
Jeroen Temperman

Coalition and Hegemony: Religion’s Role in the Progress of Modernization in Reformed China
Zeng Chuanhui

Religious Freedom and Its Legal Restrictions in China
Zhang Qianfan and Zhu Yingping