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Dr Jeremy Patrick

Dr Jeremy Patrick
Name Jeremy Patrick
Position Lecturer (Law)
Section School of Law and Justice
Office Q416
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 5374
Extension 5374
Qualifications BA CSC , JD Nebraska , LLM Toronto , PhD York(Canada)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Law not elsewhere classified ( 180199 )
  • Public Law not elsewhere classified ( 480799 )
  • Public Law ( 480700 )

Research interests
Civil Liberties, Law & Religion, Constitutional Law

Research most recent
Religion, Secularism, and the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program, 33 U Queensland L. J. 187.

A Polemic Against the Standing Requirement in Constitutional Cases, 41 Capital U. L. Rev. 603.

Religion and New Constitutions: Recent Trends of Harmony and Divergence, 44 McGeorge L. Rev. 903.

Research most notable
The Curious Persistence of Blasphemy, 23 Fla. J. Int'l L. 187 (2011).

Beyond Case Reporters: Using Newspapers to Supplement the Legal-Historical Record, 3 Drexel L. Rev. 539(2011).

Canadian Blasphemy Law in Context: Press, Legislative, and Public Reactions, (2010) 16 Ann. Surv. Int’l & Comp. L. 129 (2010).

Not Dead, Just Sleeping: Canada’s Prohibition on Blasphemous Libel as a Case Study in Obsolete
Legislation, (2008) 41 U.B.C. L. Rev. 193.

Civil Liberties Advocacy Organizations in Canada: A Survey and Critique, (2008) 32 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 187.

Church, State, and Charter: Canada’s Hidden Establishment Clause, (2006) 14 Tulsa J. Comp. & Int’l L. 25.

Creating a Federal Inmate Grievance Tribunal, (2006) 48 Can. J. Criminology & Crim. Just. 287.

Sexual Exploitation and the Criminal Code, (2006) 43 Alta. L. Rev. 1057.

Section 38 and the Open Courts Principle, (2005) 54 U. New Brunswick L. J. 218.

Strict Scrutiny for Denominational Preferences: Larson in Retrospect, (2005) 8 N.Y.C. L. Rev. 53.

The Religion Provisions of the Nebraska Constitution: An Analysis and Litigation History, (2004) 19 J. Law & Religion 331. Second-Place Winner of the Robert G. Simmons Law Practice Award Competition (2003).

· A Merit Badge for Homophobia? The Boy Scouts Earn the Right to Exclude Gays in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, (2001) 10 Law & Sex. 93.

Publications in ePrints

Patrick, Jeremy (2020) ‘A la carte’ spirituality and the future of freedom of religion. In: Freedom of Religion or Belief: Creating the Constitutional Space for Fundamental Freedoms. Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, pp. 58-91. ISBN 9781788977791

Patrick, Jeremy (2020) Faith or Fraud?: Fortune-Telling, Spirituality, and the Law. Law and Society. University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, Canada. ISBN 9780774863322

Patrick, Jeremy (2020) Path dependency, the High Court, and the Constitution. Journal of Judicial Administration, 30 (2). pp. 51-63. ISSN 1036-7918

Patrick, Jeremy (2019) An Argument against the Registration of Religions. In: 2nd International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies (ICILS 2019), 4 Sept, 2019, Semarang, Indonesia.

Patrick, Jeremy (2019) Evidence of Absence in the Ruddock Report. Australian Law Journal, 93 (9). pp. 747-751. ISSN 0004-9611

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Law not elsewhere classified ( 180199 )
  • Public Law not elsewhere classified ( 480799 )
  • Public Law ( 480700 )