Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: Strong v. Livingston (S.D. Tex. 2013): Religious Accommodations for Prisoners

Plaintiff Tabari Strong, a Muslim prisoner in Beeville, Texas, filed a lawsuit alleging that the prison's grooming policy requiring all inmates to be clean-shaven violated his statutory rights under RLUIPA. He also claimed that the policy violated his right to exercise his religion under the First Amendment, and that enforcement of the policy violated his … Continue reading Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: Strong v. Livingston (S.D. Tex. 2013): Religious Accommodations for Prisoners