Fifteen Eighty Four

Academic perspectives from Cambridge University Press


How to Prosecute a Religious Sect

Marci Hamilton lends her legal analysis of what is turning out to be a very complicated situation in Texas.

The Christian Science Monitor, gets into the nitty-gritty of the court battle. In a sidebar audio commentary, reporter Faye Bowers discusses certain similarities between the lives of young women within a polygamous religious sect in Texas and those of women in she wrote about while reporting in Saudi Arabia.

The Salt Lake Tribune discusses the raids, their legality, and historical precedents.

On The Hill’s Congress Blog, Marci throws her support behind officials seeking to prosecute groups such as the FDLS.

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