Tags: Oath

Michael Higgins

Heads of state shouldn’t have to swear religious oaths

Posted: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 by Chris Sloggett

A challenge to Ireland's religious presidential oath should be supported – and prompt questions across the Irish Sea, says Chris Sloggett. Read More »

Tags: Church & State, Head of state, Oath

A single oath in court for all, regardless of belief or religion

A single oath in court for all, regardless of belief or religion

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 by Sean Templeton

Every day in Scotland, God is mentioned in courts. In particular, when juries are sworn in and when witnesses swear an oath to tell the truth during their evidence. The exception is when those opposed to swearing an oath serve on a jury or affirm to give their... Read More »

Tags: Law, Oath