Litigation

U.S. Sues School Over Denial Of Muslim Pilgrimage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The federal government sued a suburban Chicago school district Monday for denying a Muslim middle school teacher unpaid leave to make a pilgrimage to Mecca that is a central part of her religion. In a civil rights case, the department said the school district in Berkeley, Ill. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.