Proportionality: A Way Forward for Resolving Religious Claims?
University of Winchester
July 1, 2012
Nick Spencer (ed.) Religion and Law (London: Theos Think Tank, 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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: freedom of religion, proportionality, law and religion
Date posted: February 27, 2013