Josh Dunlap Authors Article in Maine Law Review: “A Venerable Bulwark: Reaffirming the Primacy Approach to Interpreting Maine’s Free Exercise Clause"

Does the Maine Constitution afford guarantees for individual rights that are independent of those afforded by the United States Constitution? Does the scope of the rights protected under the Declaration of Rights differ meaningfully from those secured in the Bill of Rights? Is the Law Court’s primacy approach sound?

Pierce Atwood litigation partner Josh Dunlap explores these issues in an Volume 73 Number 1 edition of Maine Law Review (January 2021).