Welcome to CLR Forum, the online resource of  the Center for Law and Religion (CLR) at St. John’s University School of Law.  We are a frequently updated source of information about CLR’s programs  and about law and religion generally.

We provide a comprehensive compilation of new law and religion scholarship — the latest American law review scholarship as well as foreign and comparative pieces and new books in law and religion.  We also provide helpful commentary by CLR faculty and student fellows on law and religion issues in the news and around the web and a useful list of links to law and religion research centers, blogs, and news sites.  We hope you visit often!

Established in 2010, CLR engages in the  study of law and religion from domestic, international and comparative perspectives.   It hosts academic programs in the United States and abroad in order to advance the following goals:

  • Examine the role of law in the relationship between religion and the state
  • Explore the concept of law in different religious traditions
  • Promote St. John’s Vincentian mission by encouraging an open dialogue on law and religion in the local, national and international communities

Read an introductory message about CLR from our Director, Professor Mark L. Movsesian.  And contact us to learn more.