Michael A. Helfand

Pepperdine University School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Religious Arbitration and the New Multiculturalism: Negotiating Conflicting Legal Orders

New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, 2011, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011/10
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2011
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Multiculturalism, Religion, Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Sharia Law, Jewish Law

2.

Litigating Religion

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 93, 2013, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012/8
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 483 (39,765)

Abstract:

religion, religious, dispute resolution, Constitution, litigation, arbitration, tribunal, religious court, religious question, adjudicate, justice, adjudicative vacuum, First Amendment, Establishment Clause, Supreme Court, policy, private law, public law, contract, tort, church, Hosanna-Tabor

3.

Purpose, Precedent, and Politics: Why Concepcion Covers Less than You Think

Yearbook on Arbitration & Mediation, Vol. 4, p. 126, 2012 , Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012/9
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 358 (62,329)

Abstract:

Concepcion, AT&T, Supreme Court, class action, federalism, arbitration, arbitration agreement, validity, invalidate, precedent, revoke, revocation, Federal Arbitration Act, FAA, dispute, applicability, state courts, common law, consumer, business, corporation, Discover Bank Rule

4.

When Religious Practices Become Legal Obligations: Extending the Foreign Compulsion Defense

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 23, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2008
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 316 (72,592)

Abstract:

Religion, Conflict of Laws, Legal Theory

5.

Fighting for the Debtor's Soul: Regulating Religious Commercial Conduct

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2011, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011/6
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2011
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 264 (94,634)

Abstract:

Church Autonomy, Religious Arbitration, Shunning, Establishment Clause, Automatic Stay

6.

Religion's Footnote Four: Church Autonomy as Arbitration

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 1891, 2013, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012/28
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 254 (81,166)

Abstract:

ministerial exception, footnote four, religion, implied consent, dispute resolution, arbitration, tribunal, religious court, religious question, adjudicate, First Amendment, Establishment Clause, Supreme Court, policy, private law, public law, contract, tort, church, Hosanna-Tabor

7.

How the Diversity Rationale Lays the Groundwork for New Discrimination: Examining the Trajectory of Equal Protection Doctrine

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 17, p. 607
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 11 May 2009
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Abstract:

equal protection, diversity, compelling interest, affirmative action, Parents Involved

8.

What is a 'Church'?: Implied Consent and the Contraception Mandate

Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, 2013, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 246 (89,440)

Abstract:

contraception, preventive care, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, for-profit organizations, religious employer, First Amendment

9.

The Usual Suspect Classifications: Criminals, Aliens and the Future of Same-Sex Marriage

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 12, p. 1
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2011
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 238 (105,378)

Abstract:

equal protection, immutability, alienage, suspect classifications

10.

Symposium Introduction: The Competing Claims of Law and Religion: Who Should Influence Whom?

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 1051, 2012, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/07
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2013
Robert F. Cochran Jr. and Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law and Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 171 (133,721)

Abstract:

law, religion, symposium

11.

Arbitration's Counter-Narrative: The Religious Arbitration Paradigm

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 124, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/25
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 166 (85,004)

Abstract:

arbitration, litigation, arbitral narrative, adjudication, dispute, religious arbitration, values, religious law

12.

The Challenge of Co-Religionist Commerce

64 Duke Law Journal 769 (2015), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015/4, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Michael A. Helfand and Barak D. Richman
Pepperdine University School of Law and Duke University - School of Law
Downloads 162 (111,003)

Abstract:

formalism, Establishment Clause, religion, contextualism, co-religionist commerce, neutral principles of law

13.

Religious Institutionalism, Implied Consent and the Value of Voluntarism

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 3, 2015, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/21
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 139 (122,734)

Abstract:

religion, religious institutions, voluntarism, religious objectives, Watson v. Jones, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

14.

Between Law and Religion: Procedural Challenges to Religious Arbitration Awards

90 Chicago-Kent Law Review 141 (2015), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/15
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 134 (126,809)

Abstract:

religious arbitration, religious law, process

15.

Introduction: Religious Law in the 21st Century

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 991, 2014, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015/05
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Feb 2015
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 119 (145,810)

Abstract:

Religion & state, Jewish law, Islamic law, Islam, Judaism, courts, religious legal communities, secular states

16.

Introduction to Negotiating State and Non-State Law: The Challenge of Global and Local Legal Pluralism

Negotiating State and Non-State Law: The Challenge of Global and Local Legal Pluralism, Michael A. Helfand, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2015, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015/11
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Abstract:

legal pluralism, non-state law, transnational law, international law, religious law, indigenous law

17.

The Substantial Burden Puzzle

2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. Online 1, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Abstract:

Religious Freedom Restoration Act, RFRA, substantial burden, exercise of religion, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, Zubik v. Burwell

18.

Identifying Substantial Burdens

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2016, 2016, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016/3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Abstract:

RFRA, substantial burden, nonprofit, religious accommodations, Zubik v. Burwell, Hobby Lobby

19.

The Persistence of Sovereignty and the Rise of the Legal Subject

Negotiating State and Non-State Law: The Challenge of Global and Local Legal Pluralism, Michael A. Helfand, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2015, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015/18
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Dec 2015
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Abstract:

state law, non-state law, legal pluralism, legal positivism, H.L.A. Hart, The Concept of Law, state sovereignty, Thomas Hobbes, John Austin

20.

A Liberalism of Sincerity: The Role of Religion in the Public Square

Journal of Law, Religion and State, Vol. 1, p. 217, 2013
Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Michael A. Helfand
Pepperdine University School of Law

Abstract:

Religion, Liberalism, Sincerity, John Locke, Multiculturalism, Tolerance, Religious Accommodation, Consent, Political Discourse