EDITOR’S NOTE: Professor Douglas Laycock delivered the conference introduction at “Laïcité In Comparative Perspective.” His introduction was preceded by brief comments from Dean Michael Simons and Professor Mark Movsesian. 

Douglas Laycock, Conference Introduction: American Religious Liberty, French Laïcité, and the Veil, 49 Journal of Catholic Legal Studies 21–52 (2010).
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