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Senior Fellow Profiles

Shlomo C.  Pill

Shlomo C. Pill

Paul and Marion Kuntz Fellow in Law and Religion, and Senior Lecturer in Law

Areas of Expertise

Jewish, Islamic, and American Law; Legal Philosophy

Curriculum Vitae

    Pill's research interests include Jewish, Islamic, and American law and legal philosophy; the ways in which religious normative traditions can be brought to bear on American legal and societal concerns; intersection between the norms and values of minority religious communities, general society, and state law; parallels between Jewish and Muslim experiences as diaspora communities in Western societies, and how those experiences can be leveraged to foster relations and commonalities of interest between American Jews and American Muslims.

    He has taught Introduction to Islamic Law and Jewish Law Answers to American Law Problems. He is instructor at the TAM Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University and he is instructor, director and senior scholar at the Institute for Jewish Muslim Action.

    His articles have been published in the Buffalo Law Review, Mississippi Law Journal, Creighton International and Comparative Law Journal and other journals.

    Pill holds an SJD and an LLM in law and religion from Emory University, a juris doctor from Fordham University School of Law, and a bachelor of arts in political science and history from Lander College for Men, Touro College.