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20 Jan 2015, 8:17 pm by Joy Waltemath
A unanimous Supreme Court found that a state department of corrections’ grooming policy for inmates could not show that its substantial burden on the religious exercise of the claimant, a Muslim prisoner who sought to grow a ½-inch beard, was the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling government interest. [read post]
22 Jan 2015, 3:11 pm by Guest Blogger
And the Court pointed to the fact that numerous other states and the federal prison system permit beards. [read post]
8 Dec 2009, 8:21 am
State courts had never decided on Kindler's claims. [read post]
6 Oct 2014, 3:12 am by NCC Staff
The exception allows for beards no longer than a quarter-inch beard for inmates with a diagnosed dermatological problem. [read post]