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Two Chapters on Civic Accommodation and Religion

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When Do Religious Accommodations Burden Others? Available here are two chapters from the forthcoming book, The Conscience Wars: Rethinking the Balance Between Religion, Idenity, and Equality (S. Mancini and M Rosenfeld, eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2017).  The two chapters examine situations where the interference with religious freedom is so significant, and the countervailing burden on others so slight, that accommodations ought to be upheld despite some harm to third parties. But if the principle of avoiding harm to others is not absolute, that raises a crucial question: How much burden-shifting to third parties is constitutionally permissible? One free download of each:
When Do Religious Accommodations Burden Others?
How Much May Religious Accommodations Burden Others?


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