Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 
xiv, 278 pages ; 24 cm.
Ashgate Inform series on minority religions and spiritual movements.
Formatted Contents Note
Part III. Legal issues raised by cases involving minority faiths How to know the truth : accommodating religious belief in the law of libel / Alistair Mullis and Andrew Scott Religious libel : are the courts the right place for faith disputes? / Hardeep Singh The European Court of Human Rights, minority religions, and new versus original member states / Valerie Lykes and James T. Richardson Part IV. Minority religious groups in court : experimental evidence Cults in court : jury decision-making and new religious movements / Jeffrey Pfeifer Parents' use of faith healing for their children implications for the legal system and measuring community sentiment / Monica Miller Muslims in the courtroom : legal issues and empirical research / Evelyn Maeder and Jeffrey Pfeifer.Part I. Controversial religious groups and the legal system Courts, crusaders, and the media : the family international / Claire Borowik Scientology in Italy : Plagio and the twenty year legal saga / Massimo Introvigne The Order of the Solar Temple : from apocalypse to court / Jean-Francois Mayer Part II. Specific legal cases involving minority eligious groups The Mohan Singh case : what price confidentiality? / Philip Katz QC The resurrection of religion in the U.S. : the "sacred tea" cases, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and the war on drugs / James T. Richardson and Jennifer Shoemaker Religion or sedition? : the domestic terrorism trial of the Hutaree, a Michigan-based Christian militia / Susan J. Palmer The Dang case : when Chakras opening leads to a Belgian criminal court / Henri de Cordes.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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