Christian Legal Society is pleased to provide this Religious Freedom Toolkit, featuring various articles and resources recommended by Kim Colby, Director of CLS' Center for Law & Religious Freedom, to equip law students, lawyers, and laypersons to defend religious freedom in their daily work and conversations.
Kim Colby’s article "Equipped to Defend Religious Freedom" appeared in CLS' Journal of Christian Legal Thought in Fall 2016. The articles and books mentioned in Kim's article are included in the list below.
Why Protect Religious Freedom? by Michael W. McConnell
Is Religious Freedom Irrational? by Michael Stokes Paulsen
Religious Liberty and the Culture Wars by Douglas Laycock
Sex, Atheism, and the Free Exercise of Religion by Douglas Laycock
Religious Accommodation and the Welfare State by Thomas C. Berg
Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference by John D. Inazu
Free to Serve by Stpehen V. Monsma and Stanley W. Carlson-Thies
The Socio-economic Contribution of Religion to American Society: An Empirical Analysis by Brian J. Grim and Melissa E. Grim
Conscience Wars: Complicity-Based Conscience Claims in Religions and Politics by Professor Douglas NeJaime and Professor Reva B. Siegel
Disaster: The Worst Religious Freedom Case in Fifty Years by Michael Stokes Paulsen
Religious Freedom and the Nondiscrimination Norm, in Austin Surat, ed., Matters of Faith: Religious Experience and Legal Response by Richard W. Garnett
The State of Religious Liberty in the United States, Written Statement Before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee on June 10, 2014 by Kim Colby
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act by Kim Colby
Religious Freedom Cases of the 2019 and 2020 Terms of the United States Supreme Court, presented by Kim Colby at CLS' 2020 National Conference