Neutrality, Proselytism and Religious Minorities at the European Court of Human Rights and the U.S. Supreme Court

Harvard International Law Journal Online, Vol. 49, p. 120, 2009

12 Pages Posted: 30 Nov 2009  

Nicholas Hatzis

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law; City Law School

Date Written: June 22, 2009

Abstract

The paper examines the way the US Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights have dealt with the discriminatory treatment of religious minorities in relation to proselytism, and the role played by the principle of neutrality in arguments supporting the invalidation of statutes which restrict religious canvassing.

Keywords: freedom of religion, proselytism, religious minorities, First Amendment, European Convention on Human Rights

Suggested Citation

Hatzis, Nicholas, Neutrality, Proselytism and Religious Minorities at the European Court of Human Rights and the U.S. Supreme Court (June 22, 2009). Harvard International Law Journal Online, Vol. 49, p. 120, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1506514

Nicholas Hatzis (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law ( email )

Lady Margaret Hall
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6QA
United Kingdom

City Law School ( email )

Northampton Square
London, EC1V OHB
United Kingdom

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