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Our mission is to help the peoples of the world learn how law and religion can balance each other and ultimately stabilize society and politics.
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People

CSLR’s people are our greatest resource. Our faculty, Senior Fellows, Associated Faculty, administration, current students, and alumni make CSLR what it is.

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Silas Allard, Associate Director

Silas Allard, CSLR’s associate director, is a scholar of law and religious ethics focusing on immigration and human rights.

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Senior Fellow

Christian Green, Senior Fellow

M. Christian Green’s research interests include law and religion, human rights, feminism and the family, bioethics, and religion and international affairs.

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CSLR Faculty

Our faculty provide our students deep expertise in law and religion, with specialties that include Christianity and law, Judaism and law, Islam and law and international human rights.

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Senior Fellows

Our senior fellows collaborate on CSLR research projects and contribute valuable scholarship to the field.

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Associated Faculty

Our Associated Faculty include national and internationally known scholars who have taught CSLR courses or participated in CSLR projects.

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Administration

The CSLR administrative team keeps the CSLR suite running smoothly. We’re here to help you with whatever you need.

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Current Students

Our students are at the heart of everything we do. They contribute to the life of our Center and represent the future of our field.

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Alumni

Whether they are scholars, lawyers, theologians, pastors, teachers or community leaders, we are proud of our alumni and the contributions they are making in the world.

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people in the news

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Mark Goldfeder

CSLR Senior Fellow and Project Director Mark Goldfeder discusses in this CNN op-ed why our grandchildren will not learn to drive. Self-driving cars will have such clean safety records, human-operated cars will seem too dangerous.

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Michael Broyde

CSLR faculty member Michael Broyde makes a case in this CNN op-ed for Richard Posner as nominee for U.S. Supreme Court justice. Posner has written more than 40 books, many of them landmarks, and is the most cited legal scholar of all time.

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Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

CSLR faculty member Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im writes in The Conversation that ISIS' claim of Islamic legitimacy can be countered only by a viable alternative interpretation of Islamic law.

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Sara Toering

CSLR Senior Fellow Sara Toering is quoted in this Shreveport Times story on urban blight, noting that communities that reduce blight have good data, a multi-department approach, strong leadership, and smart use of funding.

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