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Prison Beard Policy Challenged Under RLUIPA (access required)

A Virginia prisoner who complains that he has been required to follow a prison grooming policy of keeping his beard no longer than one-quarter inch in length, and that, as an “Orthodox White Sunni Muslim” who follows Sharia law, he has suffered discrimination, has stated a claim under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized persons ...