Scott Idleman - Recent Publications and Presentations

Law Reviews

Private Conscience, Public Duties: The Unavoidable Conflicts Facing a Catholic Justice, 4UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS LAW JOURNAL 312 (2007). 

The Concealment of Religious Values in Judicial Decisionmaking, 91 VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW515 (2005),

Multiculturalism and the Future of Tribal Sovereignty, 35 COLUMBIA HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REVIEW 589 (2004),

Tort Claims Against Religious Defendants and the Guarantee of Free Exercise, 5GOVERNMENT, LAW & POLICY JOURNAL 29 (2003). 

Religious Premises, Legislative Judgments, and the Establishment Clause, 12 CORNELL JOURNAL OF LAW & PUBLIC POLICY 1 (2002),

The Emergence of Jurisdictional Resequencing in the Federal Courts, 87 CORNELL LAW REVIEW 1 (2001),

Religious Freedom and the Interscholastic Athlete, 12 MARQUETTE SPORTS LAW REVIEW 295 (2001),

Of Judicial Supremacy and Academic Inadequacy, 18 CONSTITUTIONAL COMMENTARY 5 (2001). 

Tort Liability, Religious Entities, and the Decline of Constitutional Protection, 75 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 219 (2000),


Why the State Must Subordinate Religion, in LAW AND RELIGION: A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY 175Stephen M. Feldman ed., NYU Press 2000). 


The Underlying Causes of Divergent First Amendment Interpretations, 27 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE LAW REVIEW, (forthcoming 2007), (symposium contribution). 


The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, in 5 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION 2181 (Leonard W. Levy & Kenneth L. Karst eds., 2nd ed. Supp. II, Macmillan Ref. 2000).

Spiritual Healing, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 470 (Catharine Cookson ed., Berkshire Publishing 2003).

Terrorism, Liberty, and Community: Why We Need a Stronger Focus on the Common Good, WRIT (Sept. 18, 2001),


AALS Annual Meeting, Law and Religion Section, The Conflicting Premises of First Amendment Interpretation, Washington, D.C. (Jan. 3, 2007). 

Law & Society Ass'n Annual Meeting, The Concealment of Religious Values in Judicial Decisionmaking, Chicago, Illinois (May 29, 2004). 

CLE, The First Amendment Religion Clauses: Essential Doctrines and Recent Developments, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, WI (Dec. 1, 2001). 

State/Federal/Tribal Court Forum, Judicial Protocol for Allocating Jurisdiction Between State and Tribal Courts, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, Wausau, WI (Oct. 3, 2000).