Date Chartered: 8/1/1974

Purpose

The Section on Law and Religion promotes the communication of ideas, interests, and activities among members and provides discussion, information, and recommendations in regard to the interaction of law and Religion.

Leadership   Discussion List

2021

Constitutional Law and Law and Religion Joint Program
Panel 1
Panel 2
Islamic Law (Co-Sponsored by Law and Religion)
Section on Children and the Law (Co-Sponsored by Law and Religion)
International Human Rights (Co-Sponsored by Law and Religion)

2020

Main Program

2019

Main Program
Constitutional Law (Co-sponsored by Law and Religion)
Islamic Law (Co-sponsored by Law and Religion)
Jewish Law (Co-sponsored by Law and Religion)
Labor Relations and Employment Law (Co-sponsored by Law and Religion)

Law and Religion Award

Eligibility: Awarded to a scholar who is within their first ten years of teaching at an AALS member school for an article on the subject of law and religion published within twelve months of the submission deadline, which is August 15 of each year. The article must be nominated by a faculty member at an AALS member school. The committee reviews all nominations and votes on the article they consider to be the most accomplished.

 

Recipients

Year Award Name Recipient Law School
2021 Harold Berman Award for Excellence in Scholarship Elizabeth Katz Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
2020 Harold Berman Award for Excellence in Scholarship Mark Storslee The Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Law
2019 Law and Religion Award Kellen Funk Columbia Law School
2018 Law and Religion Award for Excellence in Scholarship Christopher Lund Wayne State University Law School
2017 Law and Religion Award for Excellence in Scholarship Nathan Chapman University of Georgia School of Law