Autonomy Conference 2004: “Foundations of Church Autonomy”

BYU Law Review Volume 2004, No. 4

This the first of two numbers of the 2004 Law Review that are devoted to the Church-State Autonomy Conference held at the J. Reuben Clark Law School 6-7 February 2004. This number includes articles and commentaries on the Foundations of Church Autonomy and on Church Autonomy and Establishments of Religion. Articles include

  • “Religious Institutions, the No-Harm Doctrine, and the Public Good” by Marci A. Hamilton, Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
  • “The Autonomy of Church and State” by Brett G. Scharffs, Professor of Law, J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • “Dissent and Disestablishment: The Church-State Settlement in the Early American Republic” by Carl H. Esbeck, R.B. Price Professorship and Isabelle Wade & Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law, University of Missouri–Columbia

 with commentaries by Ronald R. Garet, Mark Tushnet, Thomas C. Berg, and Steven G. Gey.