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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Shave and a haircut: Prisoner grooming and RLUIPA

An audio slideshow, by Kali Borkoski, about prison grooming policies and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.

Update January 26, 2015: The Alabama prisoners’ case was remanded to the Eleventh Circuit for further consideration in light of the Court’s decision in Holt v. Hobbs, holding that Arkansas’s prison policy preventing a Muslim prisoner from growing a half-inch beard in accordance with his religious beliefs violates the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.

 

 

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