By Claudia E. Haupt

This comparative research of the constitutional legislations of religion-state kin within the usa and Germany makes a speciality of the primary of country neutrality. a robust emphasis on kingdom neutrality, a notoriously ambiguous inspiration, is a shared characteristic within the constitutional jurisprudence of the USA superb court docket and the German Federal Constitutional court docket, yet neutrality doesn't have an analogous which means in either structures. In Germany neutrality has a tendency to point extra distance among church and nation, while the other is the case within the usa. Neutrality additionally has different meanings in either platforms, making elementary comparability more challenging than it may well look. even though the underlying trajectory of neutrality is assorted in either international locations, the dialogue of neutrality breaks down into mostly parallel subject matters. via interpreting these topics in a comparative standpoint, the that means of kingdom neutrality in religion-state family will be delineated.

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