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Denial of Muslim meal prompts First Amendment claim (access required)

Plaintiff, a Muslim inmate, alleged prison officials violated his rights under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act and the First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause by denying him a Muslim meal. Although the court dismissed several claims, it held plaintiff stated a viable claim for violation of his First Amendment rights, and that prison ...