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CIVIL RIGHTS – Prison Menus – Kosher Diet – RLUIPA Claim (access required)

A federal statute that protects certain religious freedoms for prison inmates, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, does not, when invoked as a spending clause statute, authorize a claim for money damages against an official sued in her official capacity, in this suit alleging defendant prison officials failed to accommodate plaintiff’s kosher dietary ...