Litigation

Woman Arrested For Wearing Hijab Sues Georgia City

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - (AP) A Muslim woman who was arrested after she refused to remove her headscarf in a west Georgia courthouse filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Douglasville and the officers who arrested her, contending they violated her constitutional rights. Lisa Valentine said authorities trampled on her First Amendment rights. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.