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Iron Thunderhorse v. Pierce

Petition for certiorari denied on January 10, 2010
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-1353 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2009
 
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Issue: Whether the court of appeals misinterpreted the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, 42 U.S.C. § 2000cc et seq., to require only a minimal showing that a prison grooming rule which concededly imposes a substantial burden on religious exercise is the “least restrictive means of furthering [a] compelling governmental interest.”

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Invited: October 4, 2010

Filed: December 1, 2010 (Deny, or, in the alternative, grant and summarily reverse the decision below and remand for application of the correct legal standard.)

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