Proportionality: A Way Forward for Resolving Religious Claims?
Nick Spencer (ed.) Religion and Law (London: Theos Think Tank, 2012)
11 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Date Written: July 1, 2012
This essay gives an introduction to the idea of proportionality as a public law concept and argues that it is ideally suited to deciding conflicts between religious claims and the public interest or the rights of others. In particular it argues that a fact-specific resolution of claims can reduce societal tensions.
Keywords: freedom of religion, proportionality, law and religion
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