Brett G. Scharffs

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

430 JRCB

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Judicial Craft

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 25 Aug 2001
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Why Religious Freedom? Why the Religiously Committed, the Religiously Indifferent and Those Hostile to Religion Should Care

BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Character of Legal Reasoning

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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legal reasoning, phronesis, practical wisdom, techne, craft, rhetorica, rhetoric, lawyer, judge

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Our Fractured Attitude Towards Corporate Conscience

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jun 2014
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Corporate conscience, Free Exercise, CVS Caremark, Hobby Lobby, religious freedom

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Religious Majorities and Restrictions on Religion

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, BYU Law Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 May 2016
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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religious freedom, restriction, dominant religious group, Catholic, religious tradition, freedom of thought, freedom of conscience, freedom of belief, human dignity

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Four Views of the Citadel: The Consequential Distinction between Secularity and Secularism

Religion & Human Rights, Vol. 6, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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religion, secularism, secularity, fundamentalism, religious freedom, laicite, pluralism

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Religious Monopolies and the Commodification of Religion

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 885, 2005
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Brett G. Scharffs, Elizabeth Clark and Shima Baradaran Baughman
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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First Amendment, religion, monopoly, church and state

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Law as Craft

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 6, 2001
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 12 May 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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law, science, art, craft, Llewellyn, Kronman, future, create, useful, precedent

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The Role of Humility in Exercising Practical Wisdom

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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humility, legal reasoning, adjudication, practical wisdom, character, intellect

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Secularity or Secularism: Two Competing Visions for the Relationship between Religion and the State in the New Turkish Constitution

BYU Law Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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secular, secularism, secularity, religion, state, religious extremism, beliefs

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Religious Monopolies and the Commodification of Religion

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
Shima Baradaran Baughman, Brett G. Scharffs and Elizabeth Clark
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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religion, religious monopolies, liberty, autonomy, vibrancy, oppression, dominant religions, legislation

12.

The Most Important Three Things in the World

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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faith, hope, charity, trust, God, listen, serve, care, love, world

13.

The Autonomy of Church and State

Number of pages: 133 Posted: 28 Jun 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, autonomy, church, state, individuals, independence

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Equality in Sheep's Clothing: The Implications of Anti-Discrimination Norms for Religious Autonomy

Santa Clara Journal of International Law, 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Apr 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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freedom, equality, religion, religious freedom, discrimination, nondiscrimination

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The Lawyer as Composer: Composing Law

Clark Memorandum, 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jul 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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lawyer, law, compose, create, composer, perform, practice, reflect

16.

An Analytic Framework for Understanding and Evaluating the Fiduciary Duties of Educators

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Apr 2015
Brett G. Scharffs and John W. Welch
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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schools, school districts, fiduciary duties, educators, teachers, universities, fiduciary duty

17.

Kitchen versus Herbert

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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court, motives, animus, voters, constitutionality, marriage amendment, bias, marginalize, chill, public debate

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The Way Forward: Underserved Clients, Underemployeed Lawyers -- What Can Law Schools Do?

Utah Law Review OnLaw, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Jun 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Comparative Models for Transitioning from Religious to Civil Marriage Systems

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Brett G. Scharffs and Suzanne Disparte
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Independent
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religion, marriage, minority, majority, respect, fairness, Christian, Muslim, global, rights, interests

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Creation and Preservation in the Constitution of Civil Religion

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 May 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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civil religion, laïcité, courts, jurispathic tendencies, alternative conceptions, official conceptions, civil society, religious symbols

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Composing Conflict: The Lawyer as Composer

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Jul 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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lawyer, situation sense, compose, settle, conflict, coherence, repose, soothe agitation, volatile

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Echoes from the Past: What We Can Learn About Unity, Belonging and Respecting Differences from the Flag Salute Cases

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law, Vol. 25, 2011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 May 2015
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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flag, respect, tolerance, minority, belong

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Religious Nationalism and Religious Freedom in Asia: Mapping Regional Trends in a Global Phenomenon

Asian Journal of Law and Society (Special Issue) (2021, forthcoming)
Posted: 14 May 2021
Jaclyn L. Neo and Brett G. Scharffs
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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religious freedom, religious nationalism, Asia,