U.S. Supreme Court: Woman wins right to sue over removal of hijab in holding cell

A woman from Orange County, California won a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court allowing her to sue prison authorities for forcing her to remove her hijab in public, contrary to religious law.

Lower courts had ruled that the holding cell where the woman was held was a special zone not subject to laws allowing prisoners to wear religious garments. -db

From Jezebel, October 3, 2011, by Margaret Hartmann.

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