Date Thesis Awarded
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Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Christine L. Nemacheck
A quantitative and theoretic analysis of variation in the availability of religious and nonreligious philosophical legal exemptions across Western democracies, finding legal system type to correlate with a state's philosophical attitude towards exemptions. Common law systems lead to more exemptions ("accommodation-of-differences") whereas civil law systems correlate with fewer exemptions ("exemption-skepticism").
German, Chelsea Olivia, "Legal Systems and Competing Notions of Justice: Explaining Variance in Religious and Nonreligious Philosophical Exemptions across Western Democracies" (2012). Undergraduate Honors Theses. William & Mary. Paper 549.
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