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August 21, 2020

On August 12, 2020, the Humanist Legal Society presented, "Supreme Court Roundup on Religion and Equality Cases," a panel discussion featuring University of Miami School of Law Professor and Constitutional Law Expert Caroline Mala Corbin, Humanist Legal Society Board P...

February 25, 2020

This article originally appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the Humanist magazine.

If Religious Preference Is a Violation of the Constitution, What Are Humanists Doing about It?

“Does it violate the Religion Clauses or Equal Protection Clause of the United States C...

February 3, 2020

The American Humanist Association's adjunct organization, the Humanist Legal Society, hosted a lunch event on Monday, January 13, 2020 in the National Press Club's First Amendment Lounge. A panel of three speakers including constitutional law professor Caroline Mala Co...

October 8, 2019

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Today, in what will surely be one of the most discussed days of the 2019 term, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in three cases concerning the scope of Title VII’s prohibition against workplace discriminatio...

June 20, 2019

For Immediate Release


Sarah Henry, (202) 238-9088 ext. 105,

(Washington D.C., June 20, 2019) – The U.S. Supreme Court today reversed the earlier U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decision in the ongoing Bladensburg cross lit...

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The mission of the Humanist Legal Society is to promote and protect humanist values in the legal system by providing support and networking opportunities to lawyers, judges, legal academics, law students and paralegals throughout the United States and by fostering development of humanism in the law. As humanists, we value the protection of civil liberties, strict separation of religion and government, legislation and public policies informed by sound scientific evidence, ethics in government and law enforcement, and respect for the diversity of individuals. 


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