Student Amanda Baker Writes on Religious Arbitration for the Vermont Law Review

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2014 JD/MTS Candidate Amanda Baker's article "A Higher Authority: Judicial Review of Religious Arbitration" was published in the Vermont Law Review (Vol. 37 No. 1). Arguing that the current interface between religious tribunals and secular courts "creates a two-tiered system of review wherein citizens who submit their disputes to a religious tribunal are at a greater risk of having their statutory rights violated," Baker advocates for a new framework. Baker's model protects the rights of individuals to uphold the standards of their religious beliefs, while simultaneously ensuring protection of the state. To read the article, click here.

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