Book Description: This volume of The Legal Almanac Series explores the law of religion in America and legislative efforts to reaffirm the liberties guaranteed by the First Amendment. It also illustrates the role of the Supreme Court and the appropriate involvement of religion in such areas as education, employment, and child custody. The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.