W. Cole Durham Jr.

Susa Young Gates University Professor of Law; Founding Director, Center for Law and Religion Studies

Cole Durham is internationally known for his contributions to protecting religious freedoms.

The director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, W. Cole Durham, Jr. is Susa Young Gates University Professor of Law at J. Reuben Clark Law School. Professor Durham has received multiple honors, including appointment as co-chair of the OSCE Advisory Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief, and service as vice president of the International Academy for Freedom of Religion and Belief.

A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Professor Durham has been heavily involved in comparative constitutional law and church-state relations throughout his career. He has published widely on Comparative Law, has served in the past as the chair of both the Comparative Law Section and the Law and Religion Section of the American Association of Law Schools, and is a member of several U.S. and international advisory boards dealing with religious freedom and church-state relations.

Courses Taught

  • Legal Issues in Health Care
  • Family Law
  • Property I
  • Legal Hist & Thought
  • Contemp Legal Theory
  • Comparative Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Law Consciousness History
  • Legal Writing II
  • Sex Discrimination Law
  • Water Law
  • Comparative Church & State
  • Adv Const Religion Clauses
  • Legal Writing I
  • Securities Litg
  • Contempory Legal Theory
  • Adv Constit Religion Clauses
  • Natural Law Tradition Seminar
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Adv Constitution Religion Clau
  • Comparative Constitution Law I
  • Compar Constitutional Law II
  • Continent Legal Traditions
  • Comp Constit Law
  • Comp Constitutional Law
  • Comp Church & State
  • Compar Legal Theory
  • Professional Seminar
  • Contemporary Legal Theory
  • Trade Bill
  • European Legal Inst
  • Directed Research (Durham)
  • Intern Human Rights
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • International Institutions
  • Advanced Comparative Law
  • Thesis
  • Problems Legal Philosophy
  • Jurisprudence
  • Comparative Church State
  • Intnl Human Rights
  • European Human Rights
  • Church & State in the United States
  • Int. Protection of Religious Freedom
  • International Human Rights
  • European Union Law
  • Perspectives on Law-Contem.Legal Theory
  • Advanced Comparative Law 1
  • Advanced Comparative Law 2
  • Advanced Comparative Law 3
  • Int'l Protection of Religious Freedom
  • U.S. Church & State
  • Perspectives on Law--Contem.Legal Theory
  • Advanced Comparative Law 4
  • U.S. Church and State
  • Law Practice Management
  • Advanced Comparative Law 5
  • Law Office Management
  • Natural Law Seminar
  • Int'l Human Rights
  • Law and Religion Colloquium
  • Adv Comparative Law 4
  • Introduction to American Law (LLM only)

Education

  • J.D., Harvard University, 1975
  • B.A., Harvard University, 1972

Publications

  • Din Ȫzgürülüğşü (Freedom of Religion), Karşilaştirmali Anayasa Hukuku Açisindan Din ve Devlet İçin Konular, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Brett G. Scharffs, YENÌ ANAYASA İÇ Ì N YOL HARÌTASI (A ROUTE MAP OF A NEW CONSTITUTION FOR TURKEY) , Dr. Fatih Ȫztürk (Ed.), Adalet ve Hukuk Derneği, 2012.
  • Instituting the Future: Advancing the Status of and Threats to International Law on Freedom of Religion or Belief, W. Cole Durham, Jr., Matthew K. Richards, and Donlu D. Thayer, CONSTITUTING THE FUTURE: ADVANCING THE FIRST FREEDOM IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Allen D. Hertzke (Ed.), (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
  • ISLAM AND POLITICAL-CULTURAL EUROPE, W. Cole Durham, Jr., David M. Kirkham, and Tore Lindholm, (Ashgate Publishers 2012).
  • Patterns of Religion State Relations, W. Cole Durham, Jr., RELIGION AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTRODUCTION, John Witte and M.C. Green (Eds.), (Oxford University Press, 2012).
  • Religious Freedom in a Worldwide Setting: Comparative Reflections, W. Cole Durham, Jr., UNIVERSAL RIGHTS IN A WORLD OF DIVERSITY: THE CASE OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM,Mary Ann Glendon and Hans F. Zacher (Eds.), (The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 2012). -5.
  • ISLAM, EUROPE AND EMERGING LEGAL ISSUES, W. Cole Durham, Jr., Rik Torfs, David M. Kirkham, and Christine Scott, (Ashgate Publishers, 2012.
  • Religion and the Secular State, Javier Martinez-Torrón and W. Cole Durham, Jr., GENERAL REPORTS OF THE XVIIITH CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Karen B. Brown and David V. Snyder (Eds.), (Springer, 2012).
  • OXFORD JOURNAL OF LAW AND RELIGION, W. Cole Durham, Jr.; Malcolm Evans; Silvio Ferrari; Gerhard Robbers, (Eds), Oxford University Press, (January 2012).
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Panel, Greg Clark, Robert Smith, Paul Godfrey, Cole Durham, THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY 22ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE, “THE EROSION OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTIES: IMPACT ON THE INTERNATIONAL CHURCH, (4 April 2011).
  • RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS AND THE LAW, William W. Bassett, W. Cole Durham, Jr., and Robert T. Smith, (Thompson Reuters/West, updated annually, latest edition 2011).
  • ÉTATS-UNIS,” DICTIONNAIRE DU DROIT DES RELIGIONS, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and David Kirkham; Francis Messner (Ed.), (Editions du CNRS, Paris, France, 2010).
  • Religion and State in the United States at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, Durham, Jr. and Robert T. Smith, LAW AND RELIGION IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Silvio Ferrari and Rinaldo Cristofori (Eds.), (Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, United Kingdom, 2010).
  • Legal Status of Religious Organizations: A Comparative Overview, The Review Of Faith & International Affairs (2010).
  • LAW AND RELIGION: NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW PERSPECTIVES, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Brett G. Scharffs (Aspen Publishers, 2010).
  • Memfasilitasi Kebebasan Beragama atau Berkeyakinan melalui Perundang-Undangan Asosiasi Keagamaan (Facilitating Freedom of Religion or Belief through Religious Association Laws), TORE LINDHOLM, W. COLE DURHAM, JR., AND BAHIA G. TAHZIB LIE (EDS.), KEBEBASAN BERAGAMA ATAU BERKEYAKINAN: SEBERAPA JAUH?,SEBUAH REFERENSI TENTANG PRINSIP-PRINSIP DAN PRAKTEK. Indonesian Translation edited by Rafael Edy Bosko and M. Rifa’I Abduh. (Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Penerbit Kanisius, 2010).
  • KEBEBASAN BERAGAMA ATAU BERKEYAKINAN: SEBERAPA JAUH?,SEBUAH REFERENSI TENTANG PRINSIP-PRINSIP DAN PRAKTEK, TORE LINDHOLM, W. COLE DURHAM, JR., AND BAHIA G. TAHZIB LIE (EDS.) Indonesian Translation edited by Rafael Edy Bosko and M. Rifa’I Abduh. (Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Penerbit Kanisius, 2010).
  • OSCE Commitments on Freedom of Religion or Belief, DERECHO Y RELIGIÓN (Madrid, Spain, 2009).-6-.
  • The Doctrine of Religious Freedom in LIFE IN THE LAW: SERVICE & INTEGRITY, (Brigham Young University Press, J. Reuben Clark Law Society at Brigham Young University (2009).
  • From Identification to Secularism: Comparative Constitutional Law Approaches to Law and Religion, Cole Durham, Jr. and Brett G. Scharffs, 20 Nepal Law Review 33 (2009).
  • Religion and the State in the United States at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Robert T. Smith, Law And Justice, The Christian Law Review (United Kingdom: The Edmund Plowden Trust, Number 162, 2009.
  • Response to Jean Elshtain, 3 Journal Of Law, Philosophy And Culture (forthcoming 2009).
  • LAW AND RELIGION: NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW PERSPECTIVES, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Brett G. Scharffs, (forthcoming, Aspen Publishers, 2009).
  • RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS AND THE LAW, William W. Bassett, W. Cole Durham, Jr., (Thompson Reuters/West, updated annually, latest edition 2008).
  • The Toledo Guiding Principles on Teaching about Religion and Beliefs in Public Schools, W. Cole Durham, Jr., Silvio Ferrari, and Simona Santoro, 19 Security And Human Rights 229 (2008).
  • Footings of Mormon Conceptions of Law, Vantage Points for Understanding Constitutional Law and the Law of Religious Freedom, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Michael K. Young, and Brett G. Scharffs, FAITH AND LAW, HOW RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS FROM CALVINISM TO ISLAM VIEW AMERICAN LAW, Edited by Robert F. Cochran, Jr. New York University Press (2008).
  • TOLEDO GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON TEACHING ABOUT RELIGIONS AND BELIEFS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, (Prepared by the ODIHR [Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe] Advisory Council of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief) (the Process for Developing the Toledo Guiding Principles was co-chaired by Professor W. Cole Durham, Jr., and Professor Silvio Ferrari, Faculty of Law, University of Milan) (Warsaw 2007).
  • Theses Collection of the International Symposium on Charity Legislation of China
  • Recognizing Religious Communities in Law, The Review Of Faith And International Affairs, Fall 2007, Volume 5, Number 3.
  • Conscientious Objection in the United States, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Elizabeth A. Sewell, Institute for State-Church Relations, Bratislava 2007.
  • The Reaction to Islamic Terrorism and the Implications for Religious Freedom After September 11: A United States Perspective, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Bradley D. Liggett, Derecho y Religión (Madrid: La Fundación Universitaria Española, 2007).
  • Public Finance and the Religious Sector in the United States: Expanding Cooperation in a Separationist State, Cole W. Durham [sic.] and Christine G. Scott, 2006 IL DIRITTO ECCLESIASTICO 360.
  • RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES: A STUDY OF LEGAL IDENTITY, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND THE LAW, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Elizabeth A. Sewell, Definition of Religion, in James A. Serritella, et al, eds., (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2006).
  • RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES: A STUDY OF LEGAL IDENTITY, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND THE LAW, W. Cole Durham, Jr., Associate Editor, with James A. Serritella, et al, eds., (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2006).
  • State and Religious Communities in the United States: The Tension between Freedom and Equality, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Brett G. Scharffs, CHURCH AND STATE TOWARDS PROTECTION FOR FREEDOM OF RELIGION 362 (Japanese Association of Comparative Constitutional Law, Proceedings of the International Conference on Comparative Constitutional Law, September 2-4, 2005).
  • Foreword, Brett G. Scharffs and W. Cole Durham, Jr., Kim-Kwong Chan and Eric Carlson, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN CHINA: POLICY, ADMINISTRATION, AND REGULATION: A RESEARCH HANDBOOK (2005).
  • Religion, Universal Human Rights, and the Ambivalence of the Sacred, GLOBAL JUSTICE AND THE BULWARKS OF LOCALISM (Christopher L. Eisgruber, András Sajó, eds.) (The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2005).
  • Religion in Post-Socialist Europe, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Elizabeth A. Sewell, YEARBOOK OF THE INSTITUTE FOR CHURCH-STATE RELATIONS (Bratislava: Institute for Church-State Relations, 2005).
  • Nigeria’s ‘State Religion’ Question in Comparative Perspective, in COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON SHARI’AH IN NIGERIA ( Philip Ostien, Jamila M. Nasir, Franz Kogelmann, eds.) (Ibadan, Nigeria: Spectrum Books Limited, 2005).
  • Democracy, Reverence, and Religious Freedom, Published with Proceedings of the Conference “Religion and Politics: from Presidential Elections 2004 to Parliamentary Elections 2006” in Ukraine (2005).
  • Verfassungsrecht, die Menschenrechte und die drohende krise der religiösen Autonomie, in ÖSTERREICHISCHES ARCHIV FÜR RECHT & RELIGION, VOL. 3 (herausgegeben con Herbert Kalb, Richard Potz & Brigitte Schinkele, Verlag Plöchl: Freistadt, 2004).
  • Religion, Democracy and the Politics of Transition: The Importance of International Norms Governing Freedom of Religion and Belief in a Pluralistic World, in RELIGIONS AND CIVILIZATIONS IN THE NEW MILLENIUM: THE ALBANIAN CASE (Tirana, Albania: Albanian Center for Human Rights, 2004).
  • FACILITATING FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND BELIEF: A DESKBOOK, W. Cole Durham, Jr., Tore Lindholm, and Bahia Tazib-Lie, eds., (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2004). (Chinese, Indonesian, and Russian translations are in progress).
  • DIRITTO E RELIGIONE NELL’EUROPA POST-COMMUNISTA , W. Cole Durham, Jr., Elizabeth A. Sewell, and Silvio Ferrari, eds., (Bologna, Italy: Società Editrice il Mulino, 2004).
  • RELIGIOUS REGISTRATION LAWS IN POST-COMMUNIST EUROPE, W. Cole Durham, Jr. & Silvio Ferrari, eds., (Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2004).
  • Introduction, W. Cole Durham, Jr., Elizabeth A. Sewell, and Natalie Peterson, RELIGIOUS REGISTRATION LAWS IN POST-COMMUNIST EUROPE (Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2004).
  • Virginia Founders and the Birth of Religious Freedom, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and Elizabeth A. Sewell, LECTURES ON RELIGION AND THE FOUNDING OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC (John W. Welch and Stephen J. Fleming, eds.) (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 2003).
  • CSCE Vienna Document, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, Catharine Cookson, ed., Routledge, New York, 93 (2003).
  • U.N. Declaration on Discrimination, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM , Catharine Cookson, ed., Routledge, New York, 487-88 (2003).
  • Religious Pluralism as a Factor in Peace, 2003 FIDES ET LIBERTAS 43-57. Silvio Ferrari, W. Cole Durham, Jr., & Elizabeth A. Sewell, eds., LAW AND RELIGION IN POSTCOMMUNIST EUROPE (Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2003).
  • entencing Dissonances in the United States: The Shrinking Distance Between Punishment Proposed and Sanction Served, Marguerite A. Driessen and W. Cole Durham, Jr., 50 AM. J. COMP. L. (Supp.) 623-641 (2002).
  • Comparative Perspectives on Religious Freedom in Russia, Published with Proceedings of the Conference on Ten Years Retrospective on Freedom of Religion in Russia. (2002).
  • Book Review, W. Cole Durham, Jr. and J. Troy Beatty, RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AND INTERNATIONAL LAW IN EUROPE, by Malcolm D. Evans, 16 Journal of Law and Religion, 623 (2001).
  • Book Review, SHARING THE BOOK: RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVES ON THE RIGHTS AND WRONGS OF PROSELYTISM, Edited by John Witte, Jr. & Richard C. Martin, 16 Journal of Law and Religion, 635 (2001).
  • The Doctrine of Religious Freedom, BYU MAGAZINE, Winter 2001; 7 pgs.
  • The Doctrine of Religious Freedom, CLARK MEMORANDUM, Fall 2001; 11 pages.
  • Recognition and Registration of Religious and Belief Communities: What is Permissible in Law and Practice?, Seminar on Religion or Belief in the OSCE Region: Challenges to Law and Practice, The Hague: 26 June, 2001; 9 pages.
  • Noveishiye Nasloenia v archaeologii religioznoi svobodi–sovremenneye tendentsi v interpretatsii meshdunarodnich norm religioznoi svobodi, Religiina Svoboda–Mass-Media, Shkola I Tserkva yak Suspilni Faktori Utverdzhennya, Haukovii Shchorichnik No. 5; 5 pages.
  • The Right to Autonomy in Religious Affairs: A Comparative View, CHURCH AUTONOMY: A COMPARATIVE SURVEY, Gerhard Robbers, ed., Peter Lang, 2001; 31 pages.
  • Essay on Education Issues, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, TOLERANCE AND NON-DISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION, Rosa M. Martinez de Codes & Jaime Rossell, coordinators; Cáceres, 2001; 27 pages.
  • International Human Rights: The Protection of Religious Persuasion, Fides et Libertas, International Religious Liberty Association, 2001; 15 pages.
  • Religious Liberty, THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LATTER-DAY SAINT HISTORY 999-1000 (Arnold K. Garr, et al., eds. 2000).
  • Religiosnaya Svoboda i Nationalnaya Identichnost (Amerikanski Opyt), RELIGIA I NATZIONALISM (Nurullaev, A.A., I. V. Podberezsky, & A. V. Ptchelintsev, eds., Moscow: Institute of Religion and Law, 2000).
  • Roundtable on Religion and State, W. Cole Durham, Jr., Participant in Henry Steiner, ed., (Harvard Law School Human Rights Program, 2000).
  • FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF: LAWS AFFECTING THE STRUCTURING OF RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES, ODIHR Background Paper 1999/4 Published by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (September, 1999).
  • PERSPEKTIVI RELIGIOZNOI SVOBODI: SRAVNITELNI ANALIZ, (Moscow: The Institute of Religion and Law in Moscow, 1999).
  • The Right to Engage in Religious Persuasion: Emerging and Minority Religions and Proselytism, 1999 FIDES ET LIBERTAS 59.
  • State RFRAs and the Scope of Free Exercise Protection, 32 U. C. DAVIS L. REV. 665 (1999).
  • Toward Diverse Diversity: The Legal Legitimacy of ExCorde Ecclesiae, James Gordon & W. Cole Durham, Jr., co-authors, 25 J. College & Univ. L. 697 (1999).
  • PERSPEKTIVI RELIGIOZNOI SVOBODI: SRAVNITELNI ANALIZ , (Moscow: The Institute of Religion and Law in Moscow, 1999).
  • State RFRAs and the Scope of Free Exercise Protection, 32 U. C. DAVIS L. REV. 665 (1999).
  • The Distinctive Roles of Church and State, 1998 FIDES ET LIBERTAS 39.
  • The United States= Experience with New Religious Movements, 5 EUROPEAN.
  • JOURNAL FOR CHURCH AND STATE RESEARCH, (REVUE EUROPÉENNE DES RELATIONS ÉGLISES-ÉTAT) 213 (1998).
  • Religious Freedom and National Identity: Notes on the American Experience, in Nationalism in Europe/Nationalism in Galicia: Religion as an Element of Nationalist Ideology, (Gloria Moran, ed., La Coruña, Spain) (1998).
  • Religious Identity as a Component of National Identity: Implications for Emerging Church-State Relations in the Former Socialist Bloc, in Andras Sajo & Shlomo Avineri, eds., Krystyna Daniel & W. Cole Durham, Jr., THE LAW OF RELIGIOUS IDENTITY: MODELS FOR POST-COMMUNISM (1999).
  • Russia=s 1997 Law on Freedom of Conscience and on Religious Associations: An Analytical Appraisal, W. Cole Durham, Jr. & Lauren B. Homer, 12 EMORY INT=L L. REV. 101 (1998).
  • Volksverhetzung und Redefreiheit aus amerikanischer Sicht, 15 RECHT 213 (1997).
  • The Distinctive Roles of Church and State, THE ROLE OF THE CHURCHES IN THE RENEWING SOCIETIES: LECTURES AND DOCUMENTS, BUDAPEST SYMPOSIUM, MARCH 3-5, 1997 (Published by the International Religious Liberty Association (European Section) (1998). English Version at 37; Hungarian Version at 112; German Version at 192; Russian Version at 276.
  • A Vallási Azonosságtudat Mint A Nemzeti Identitás ÖsszetevÅje, Krystyna Daniel & W. Cole Durham, Jr., 1997/2 FUNDAMENTUM 5.
  • Liberté de Religion et confessionalité: Les projets de révision de la loi de 1990 de la République de Russie, W. Cole Durham, Jr., John Witte Jr., Marie Zimmermann, & Lauren B. Homer, 14 PRAXIS JURIDIQUE ET RELIGION 3 (1997).
  • Aspecte ale libert|Ûii religioase: Cadru comparativ, 2 ALTERA 4 7-49 (1996).
  • Rousseau=s Civil Religion and the Ideal of Wholeness: Ambiguities in the Quest for Conscience, Reynolds & Durham (eds.), RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN WESTERN THOUGHT (1996).
  • , Reynolds & Durham (eds.), RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN WESTERN PHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT (1996).
  • A Comparative Framework for Analyzing Religious Liberty, Johan D. van der Vyver & John Witte, eds., RELIGIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: LEGAL PERSPECTIVES 1 (1996).
  • Treatment of Religious Minorities in the United States, in European Consortium of Church State Research, THE LEGAL STATUS OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES IN THE COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 323-79 (1994).
  • Bases para un estudio comparativo sobre libertad religiosa, 10 ANUARIO DE DERECHO ECLESIÁSTICO DEL ESTADO 465-88 (1994).
  • Freedom of Religion: The United States Model, 42 AM. J. COMP. L. 617 (Supp. 1994).
  • The Future of Religious Liberty in Russia: Report of the De Burght Conference on Pending Russian Legislation Restricting Religious Liberty, Durham, Homer, van Dijk, & Witte, 8 EMORY INT'L L. REV. 1 (1994).
  • Beschleunigung des Strafverfahrens: Externe Massnahmen, VON TOTALITÄREM ZU RECHTSSTAATLICHEM STRAFRECHT: KRIMINALPOLITISCHE REFORMTENDENZEN IM STRAFRECHT OSTEUROPÄISCHER LÄNDER (Albin Eser, Günther Kaiser, & Ewa Weigend (Hrsg.), 1994).
  • Traditionalism, Secularism, and the Transformative Dimension of Religious Institutions, Durham & Dushku, 1993 B.Y.U. L. REV. 421.
  • The Emerging Structures of Criminal Information Law: Tracing the Contours of a New Paradigm, 64 INT'L REV. OF PENAL LAW 79 (1993).
  • Durham (trans.), THEODOR VIEHWEG, TOPICS AND LAW (translation of TOPIK UND JURISPRUDENCE), (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1993).
  • Edgar Bodenheimer: Conservator of Civilized Legal Culture, 26 U. C. DAVIS L. REV. 301 (1993)(expanded version of J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck) publication.
  • Edgar Bodenheimer: Conservator of Civilized Legal Culture, in DER EINFLUSS DEUTSCHER EMIGRANTEN AUF DIE RECHTSENTWICKLUNG IN DEN USA UND IN DEUTSCHLAND (Marcus Lutter, Ernst C. Stiefel & Michael H. Hoeflich, eds., 1993).
  • Rhetorical Resonance and Constitutional Vision, 14 CARDOZO L. REV. 893 (1993).
  • The West German Basic Law After Forty Years: An American Perspective in GERMANY AND ITS BASIC LAW, (Paul Kirchhof & Donald P. Kommers eds. 1993).
  • Das Grundgesetz--eine grundsätzliche Bewertung aus amerikanischer Sicht, in DEUTSCHLAND UND SEIN GRUNDGESETZ (Paul Kirchhof & Donald P. Kommers eds. 1993).
  • Religious Liberty and the Call of Conscience, 42 DEPAUL L. REV. 71 (1992).
  • L. Farmer, W. C. Durham, & T. Campbell, Modern Federal Jury Instructions: CAPS Practice System Series, (New York: Matthew Bender, 1992)[computerized jury instruction system for federal courts].
  • Durham, Gaffney, Laycock & McConnell, Response: How to Restore Religious Freedom: A Debate, FIRST THINGS 48 (April, 1992).
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MORMONISM: Articles on Church and State , (1:281-83) and Murder (2:970-71) (Macmillan 1992).
  • L. Farmer, W. C. Durham, & T. Campbell, Illinois Forms of Jury Instruction: CAPS Practice System Series, (New York: Matthew Bender, 1991)[computerized jury instruction system for Illinois].
  • The Law of Computer Related Crime in the United States, National Report for the Thirteenth Congress of the International Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Durham & Skousen, 38 AM. J. COMP. L. (Supp.) (1990).
  • Book Review: Glendon, Abortion and Divorce, Western Law, 6 J. L. & RELIG. 509 (1988) (published 1990).
  • Reminiscence of Dialogue: Beyond the Papers of the Freiburg Conference, 2 RECHTFERTIGUNG UND ENTSCHULDIGUNG: RECHTSVERGLEICHENDE PERSPEKTIVEN (A. Eser & G. Fletcher, eds., 1988).
  • Religion and the Criminal Law: Types and Contexts of Interaction, THE WEIGHTIER MATTERS OF THE LAW: ESSAYS ON LAW AND RELIGION, (J. Witte & F. Alexander, eds., 1988).
  • Comparative Law in a Rhetorical Key, HARV. L. BULL. 32 (Spring, 1988).
  • Foreword: Comparative Law in the Late Twentieth Century, 1987 B.Y.U.L. Rev. 325.
  • Indian Law in the Continental United States: An Overview, 2 LAW & ANTHROPOLOGY: INTERNATIONALES JAHRBUCH FÜR RECHTSANTHROPOLOGIE 93 (1987).
  • Foreword: Notes on the Dialogue of German and American Criminal Theory, 1986 B.Y.U. L. REV. 523.
  • The Aboriginal and Comparative Law, National Report for the Twelfth Congress of the International Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, 34 AM. J. COMP. L. 1 (Supp.) (1986).
  • The Modification of Law Under the Influence of Computer Technology, National Report for the Eleventh Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, 30 AM. J. COMP. L. (Supp.) 601 (1982).
  • Accommodation of Conscientious Objection to Abortion Among Nurses: A Case Study of the Nursing Profession, Durham, Condie & Wood, 1982 B.Y.U. L. REV. 253.
  • Book Review: The Unity of Strict Law, 9 AM. J. COMP. L. 717 (1981).
  • Commentary on Tanaka's "Legal Equality Among Family Members in Japan,", 53 SO. CALIF. L. REV. 645 (1980).
  • Constitutional Protections for Independent Higher Education: Limited Powers and Institutional Rights, Durham & Oaks, National Congress on Church-Related Colleges and Universities, CHURCH AND COLLEGE: A VITAL PARTNERSHIP, Volume 3: ACCOUNTABILITY--KEEPING FAITH WITH ONE ANOTHER 69 (1980).
  • Book Review: George Fletcher's Rethinking Criminal Law, , 1979 UTAH L. REV. 629.
  • Counseling, Consulting and Consent: Abortion and the Doctor-Patient Relationship, Wood & Durham, 1978 B.Y.U. L. REV. 783.
  • Certification: A Practical Device for Early Screening of Spurious Antitrust Litigation, 1978 B.Y.U. L. Rev. 299, cited, Reiter v. Sonotone Corp., Durham & Dibble, 442 U.S. 330, 345 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1979).
  • Comment, Disfranchisement of Former Criminal Offenders, 8 HARV. L. REV. 101 (1974).
  • Comment, Scientists' Institute for Public Information, Inc. v. AEC, 87 HARV. L. REV. 1050 (1974).
  • Note, Law of War: Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflicts, 14 HARV. INT'L L.J. 573 (1973).
  • Comment, Aliens - United States v. Almeida-Sanchez, 52 F.2d 459 (9th Cir. 1971), 14 HARV. INT'L L.J. 168 (1973).
  • Moroni, THE BOOK OF MORMON: It Begins With a Family 230 (1983).
  • The Sacrament and Covenant Making, 8 ENSIGN 45 (Jan. 1978).
  • Moroni, 8 ENSIGN 56 (June 1978).

Experience

  • Secretary, American Association for the Comparative Study of Law Executive Committee
  • Max Rheinstein Fellow, West Germany, 1979
  • Law Clerk, Judge Robert A. Ainsworth, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1975-1976
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School Faculty 1976-present
  • Member of Several National Advisory Boards on Churchstate Issues.
  • Chair, Law and Religion Section
  • Chair, Comparative Law Section, American Association of Law Schools, 1993