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And while there have been periods of decline and periods of vacillation, the long arc of judicial intervention has bent toward greater and greater disestablishment.
Nevertheless, primarily because the President and his subordinates have been responsible for the deployment of military forces, Congress has been hesitant to direct the creation or disestablishment of specific military installations.
debated as a key component of disestablishment. Yet we know almost
Principles of religious liberty and disestablishment emerged from a dissenting Protestant commitment "to the right of private judgment in matters of biblical interpretation--a corollary of the Protestant doctrine of the priesthood of believers" (1).
The Second Disestablishment illuminates much that has gone unexplained about the progressive separation of church and state, not only from American politics, but also from law itself.
The controversy stemmed from the participation of Wilson J, then a member of the New Zealand Court of Appeal, in a 2007 decision of that Court involving litigation between Saxmere Co Ltd ('Saxmere') and the Wool Board Disestablishment Co Ltd ('the Board').
In his fascinating new book, The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America (Oxford University Press, 462 pages, $39.95), Steven K.
leadership, antimilitary discomfort within the Organization of American States (OAS), and shrinking resources--has been ineffective and is ripe for disestablishment. In this analysis, John (Jay) Cope argues that delegations to the Board should represent and be responsible to ministers of defense or their equivalent rather than to the armed forces, as is the case in most countries in the Americas today.
The First Amendment at the national level, like disestablishment at the state level, was intended to prevent the government from exercising control over religion, which was seen as a particularly important and valuable institution for the formation of public character and opinion in a republic.
examine the "disestablishment" model proposed by Professors
He quoted former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey who said that disestablishment would be inevitable.
MacCarthy examines the Anglican diocese of Lismore from the Act of Union until the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland in 1869: 'the Disestablishment Act of 1869 represents such a rigid and final dividing line, seldom paralleled before in history' (p.