Thomas C. Berg

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law

St. Ives Professor of Law

1000 La Salle Avenue

Mail # MSL400

Minneapolis, MN 55403-2015

United States

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1.

Religious Conservatives and the Death Penalty

William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, December 2000
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2001
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Protecting Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty

99 Virginia L. Rev. In Brief (2013), U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-15, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Douglas Laycock and Thomas C. Berg
University of Virginia School of Law and University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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religious liberty, same-sex marriage, civil marriage, religious marriage, religious accommodations, right to marry, gay rights, free exercise of religion

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Anti-Catholicism and Modern Church-State Relations

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 33, pp. 121-172, Fall 2001
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Dec 2001
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Roman Catholicism, Anti-Catholicism, Separation of church and state, Religion Clauses, Religious Liberty

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John Courtney Murray and Reinhold Niebuhr: Natural Law and Christian Realism

Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol. 3, 2006, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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John Courtney Murray, Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian social ethics, natural law, realism, Catholicism, Protestantism

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The Permissible Scope of Limitations on the Freedom of Religion and Belief in the United States

Emory Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, p. 1277, 2005, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Apr 2006
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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freedom of religion, freedom of belief, Religion Clauses, Free Exercise Clause, comparative religious freedom, comparative constitutional law

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What Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty Claims Have in Common

Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, Vol. 5, Summer 2010, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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same-sex marriage, religious liberty, First Amendment, free exercise of religion, religious freedom, sexual orientation, right to marry, accommodation of religion

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Intellectual Property and the Preferential Option for the Poor

Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol. 5, 2007, University of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Mar 2007
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Intellectual property, international intellectual property, patents, copyrights, development, Catholic social thought, poverty, preferential option for the poor

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Minority Religions and the Religion Clauses

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2004, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 10 Oct 2005
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religion clauses, minority religions, separation of church and state, First Amendment, religious identity, government aid

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Can Religious Liberty Be Protected as Equality?

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 5, April 2007, University of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religious liberty, Religion Clauses, Religious equality, Free Exercise Clause, Establishment Clause

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Religious Freedom, Church-State Separation, and the Ministerial Exception

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 106, p. 175, 2011, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-38, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-21
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2012
Notre Dame Law School, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Missouri School of Law
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Establishment Clause, religious freedom, religious liberty, separation of church and state, First Amendment, ministerial exception, Hosanna-Tabor

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Progressive Arguments for Religious Organizational Freedom: Reflections on the HHS Mandate

Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 May 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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religious freedom, progressivism, free exercise of religion, religious accommodation, social services, social gospel, religious organizations, contraception, HHS mandate

12.

The Pledge of Allegiance and the Limited State

Texas Review of Law and Politics, Vol. 8, Fall 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Mar 2004
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religious freedom, First Amendment, Religion Clauses, Establishment Clause, Pledge of Allegiance, human rights

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The Story of the School Prayer Decisions: Civil Religion under Assault

FIRST AMENDMENT STORIES, Richard Garnett, Andrew Koppelman, eds., Foundation Press, 2011, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-18
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jun 2011
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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First Amendment, Establishment Clause, Religious Freedom, Separation of Church and State, School Prayer, Civil Religion, Religious Minorities

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Vouchers and Religious Schools: The New Constitutional Questions

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 72, Fall 2003
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 25 Jun 2003
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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school choice, vouchers, religious freedom, separation of church and state, First Amendment

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Brief of Douglas Laycock, Thomas Berg, David Blankenhorn, Marie Failinger, and Edward Gaffney as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners in Same-Sex Marriage Cases (Obergefell v. Hodges etc.)

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 25, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2015
Douglas Laycock and Thomas C. Berg
University of Virginia School of Law and University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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religious liberty, same-sex marriage, civil marriage, religious marriage, religious accommodations, right to marry, gay rights, free exercise of religion

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Lemon v. Kurtzman: The Parochial-School Crisis and the Establishment Clause

LAW AND RELIGION CASES IN CONTEXT, Leslie Griffin ed., Aspen Publishers, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Establishment clause, separation of church and state, Lemon test, religious education, First Amendment, religious liberty, desegregation, funding of religious activities

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Foreword: Pro-Life Progressivism and the Fourth Option in American Public Life

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 235, 2005, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Abortion, euthanasia, progressivism, politics and culture, pro-life, pro-life progressivism, social justice, Catholic social teaching, pro-life feminism

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Religious Organizational Freedom and Conditions on Government Benefits

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2009, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-35
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Nov 2008
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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First Amendment, Religion Clauses, separation of church and state, religious freedom, Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, unconstitutional conditions, tax exemptions, funding of religious institutions

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Race Relations and Modern Church-State Relations

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 43, 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jun 2002
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Church and state, religious freedom, First Amendment, separation of church and state, vouchers, race, civil rights movement, social theology

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Religious Accommodation in the Welfare State

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, 2014, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-35
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religious freedom, religious accommodation, free exercise of religion, Establishment Clause, welfare state, regulatory state, Lochner v. New York, New Deal

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Copying for Religious Reasons: A Comment on Principles of Copyright and Religious Freedom

Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, 2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Feb 2003
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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copyright, fair use, religious freedom, free exercise, religious exemptions, internal religious disputes

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The Mistakes in Locke V. Davey and the Future of State Payments for Services Provided by Religious Institutions

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2005, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-09
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Thomas C. Berg and Douglas Laycock
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Religion Clauses, free exercise, vouchers, funding of religious education

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Secular Purpose, Accommodations, and Why Religion is Special (Enough)

80 U. Chicago L. Rev. Dialogue 24 (2013), U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-16
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 May 2013
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religion Clauses, church and state, religious liberty, accommodation of religion, secular purpose, liberalism, Rawls

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What's Right and Wrong with the 'No Endorsement of Religion' Test

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 21, 2006, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-22
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2006
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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First Amendment, Religion Clauses, Establishment Clause, Endorsement of Religion, Religious Liberty, Accommodation of Religion

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Religious Choice and Exclusions of Religion

PENNumbra, 2008, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Nov 2008
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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First Amendment, Religion Clauses, Funding of Religion, Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, Separation of Church and State, Religious Freedom

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Can State-Sponsored Religious Symbols Promote Religious Liberty?

Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, 2013, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-25
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Sep 2012
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religious freedom/religious liberty, Establishment Clause, First Amendment/Religion Clauses, Religious Symbols/Displays, Comparative Constitutional Law, European Human Rights Law, Human Rights

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Partly Acculturated Religious Activity: A Case for Accommodating Religious Nonprofits

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 91, Forthcoming, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-09
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 May 2016
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religious freedom, religious organizations, religious accommodation, free exercise of religion, religious acculturation, religious nonprofits, religious schools, social services

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Religious Displays and the Voluntary Approach to Church and State

Oklahoma Law Review, Forthcoming , U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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religious liberty, First Amendment, Religion Clauses, Establishment Clause, religious freedom, separation of church and state

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Religious-School Financing and Educational Pluralism in the American Tradition

Antonianum Periodicum Trimestre, Vol. 84, 2009, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Religion, First Amendment, Establishment Clause, religious schools, pluralism, comparative constitutional law

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Agape, Gift, and Intellectual Property

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2015
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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Intellectual property, Gift economy, IP law and policy, Law and religion, Christianity, Agape, Justice

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Foreword: Intellectual Property and Religious Thought

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 10, p. 579, 2014, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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intellectual property, law and religion, IP law and policy

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Masterpiece Cakeshop: A Romer for Religious Objectors?

2017 Cato Supreme Court Review 139, U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Sep 2018
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law
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LGBT rights, religious liberty, religious accommodation, same-sex marriage, free exercise of religion, neutrality toward religion, equal protection, sexual-orientation discrimination, animus, suspect classification, heightened scrutiny, polarization, negative polarization, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Rome

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The Free Exercise of Religion Clause: Its Constitutional History and the Contemporary Debate

Thomas C. Berg, THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION CLAUSE, Prometheus Books, 2007, U of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-08
Posted: 09 Apr 2008
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law

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Free Exercise of Religion, Free Exercise Clause, Religion Clause, First Amendment, Bill of Rights, Constitutional history, religious freedom, religious liberty, law and religion

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'Religious Structures Under the Federal Constitution' and 'Religiously Affiliated Education' in Religious Organizations in the United States: A Study of Identity, Liberty, and Law

University of St. Thomas Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-10, RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES: A STUDY OF IDENTITY, LIBERTY, AND LAW, James Serritella, Thomas Berg, Cole Durham, Edward Gaffney, Craig Mousin, eds., Carolina Academic Press, 2006
Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Thomas C. Berg
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - School of Law

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Religious liberty, religious organizations, religious education, private education, First Amendment, Free Exercise Clause, Establishment Clause