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Faculty to Bloomberg: Tell Your Police Chief to Go


By Saskia Sassen and Jeanne Theoharis

Today, we along with more than 400 other faculty sent Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City a Read more


Jewish Divorce Caught in Sharia Law Fight

3/07/2012 By Paul Berger

A Florida state bill targeting a supposed threat from Islamic law may instead end up preventing Orthodox couples from using Jewish religious courts, or batei din, to ...  Read more

Civil rights groups file complaint with N.J. Attorney General over NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims


By Christopher Baxter

Three dozen civil rights, religious, student and civic groups filed a formal complaint today with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office over the ...  Read more

Islam and Politics Dominate Religion Coverage in 2011


Religion does not typically receive a lot of attention from the mainstream news media, and 2011 was no exception. When religion did make news, it was often because of accusations about ...  Read more


CAIR Releases Community Toolkit to Challenge ‘Anti-Sharia’ Bills


WASHINGTON,¬†March 1, 2012¬†/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released a community toolkit designed to assist those seeking to ...  Read more

Advocates of Sharia Can Learn From Catholics and Jews


By Mary J. Loftus

Last week Emory University law professor Read more