Gary J. Simson

Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law

Macon Chair in Law and Former Dean

1021 Georgia Avenue

Macon, GA 31207

United States

Cornell University - Law School

Professor Emeritus of Law

Myron Taylor Hall

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

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Keeping the Sex in Sex Education: The First Amendment's Religion Clauses and the Sex Education Debate

Southern California Review of Law & Women's Studies, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring 2000
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2001
Gary J. Simson and Erika A. Sussman
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School and Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman
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Separate But Equal and Single-Sex Schools

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 2, January 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2005
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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Knockin' on Heaven's Door: Rethinking the Role of Religion in Death Penalty Cases

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 86, July 2001
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Jan 2001
Gary J. Simson and Stephen P. Garvey
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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religion, death penalty, capital punishment, peremptory challenge, Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause

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Religion by Any Other Name? Prohibitions on Same-Sex Marriage and the Limits of the Establishment Clause

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 23, p. 132, 2012
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 May 2012
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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same-sex marriage, Establishment Clause, religion, constitutional law, Defense of Marriage Act, sexual orientation, discrimination

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School Vouchers and the Constitution - Permissible, Impermissible, or Required?

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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Beyond Interstate Recognition in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, December 2006, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-12, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-015
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 May 2006
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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Teaching Seminars -- Pedagogy and Potential

Mercer Law Review Vol. 63, No. 3, p. 1057, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 May 2012
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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legal education, seminar format, pedagogy, law schools, instruction, seminar classes

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Choice of Law after the Currie Revolution: What Role for the Needs of the Interstate and International Systems?

Mercer Law Review Vol. 63, No. 2, p. 715, 2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2012
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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Conflict of laws, choice of law, Brainerd Currie, interstate system, international system, interstate needs, international needs

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To Teach or Not to Teach

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 375, 2008, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2008
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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Legal Education, Law School Deans, Law School Administration

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Religious Arguments by Citizens to Influence Public Policy: The Lessons of the Establishment Clause

Mercer Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 273, 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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religion, establishment clause, endorsement test, Galloway, First Amendment, religious arguments, lawmaking

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Permissible Accommodation or Impermissible Endorsement? A Proposed Approach to Religious Exemptions and the Establishment Clause

106 Kentucky Law Journal 535 (2017-2018)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2019
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, First Amendment, Religious Exemptions, Endorsement Test, Masterpiece Cakeshop

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Reflections on Free Exercise: Revisiting 'Rourke v. Department of Correctional Services'

Albany Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1425, 2007, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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Free Exercise - New York, Freedom of Religion, State Constitutional Law - New York, ROURKE V. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, Employment Law, Dress Codes, Majority Rule, Jurisprudence, Philosophy of Law

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An Essay on Illusion and Reality in the Conflict of Laws

70 Mercer Law Review 819-64 (2019)
Number of pages: 46
Gary J. Simson
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawCornell University - Law School
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conflict of laws, choice of law, traditional rules, Brainerd Currie, Coon v. Medical Center, Restatement of Conflict of Laws, Georgia Supreme Court, Latine v. Clements, Latine rule, Swift v. Tyson, Erie, judicial manipulation, judicial transparency, Ehrenzweig, Leflar, emotional distress, forum law