Law and Religion

Rape victim could be punished under Brigham Young University’s ‘honor code’

theguardian: by Daniel Hernandez — Students protest over case of sophomore Madi Barney, who publicly revealed she was raped and then punished for violating the mormon school’s bylaws  Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Photograph: Rick Bowmer/AP Students rallied outside Brigham Young University on Wednesday to protest the school’s treatment […]

The Myth of the Islamic State

FP: ISIS’ declaration of an Islamic State begs a fundamental question: When and how did that concept become a part of the political vocabulary of Muslim societies? After all, the idea hasn’t been around forever, and its popularity has waxed and waned over time. In fact, its emergence and popularity […]

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