The growing academic literature around freedom of thought, conscience, and religion has stretched the topic to many arenas and offered a detailed analysis of its relevance to numerous related concerns. It has, rightly, gone beyond a theoretical consideration as an individual right to also examining it within the community and society at large. This Article, however, assesses whether we need to return to ensuring that freedom of thought, conscience, and religion rest on a sufficiently close nexus with the conviction of particular claimant(s), and why this matters.
Back to Basics in Evaluating Belief,
Emory Int'l L. Rev.
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