Litigation

9th Circuit: Jailers Erred In Removal Of Muslim's Scarf

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal appeals court says Southern California jailers violated the religious freedom of a Muslim woman who was ordered to take off her headscarf in a courthouse holding cell. An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously reinstated a civil rights lawsuit Tuesday. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.