Attorneys with Baltimore-based Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP began entering their appearance on behalf of Harford County Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit over the completion of a subdivision being marketed as a retirement community for Ahmadiyya Muslims. The Baltimore Sun reported last month that the county council had approved County Attorney Melissa Lambert’s request to bring in […]
The parties agreed to postpone an upcoming hearing on the owner and builder's injunction request.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court strengthened civil rights protections Monday for employees and job applicants who need special treatment in the workplace because of their religious beliefs. The justices sided with a Muslim woman who did not get hired after she showed up to a job interview with clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wearing a […]
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Muslim prison inmate in Arkansas can grow a short beard for religious reasons.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a Christian organization of defaming a Muslim group in a book that alleged that the Muslim group conducted terrorist training.
LOS ANGELES — A government program to screen immigrants for national security concerns has blacklisted some Muslims and put their U.S. citizenship applications on hold for years, civil liberties advocates said Wednesday. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California said in a report that the previously undisclosed program instructs federal immigration officers to find […]
FORT HOOD, Texas — Defense attorneys ordered to help the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage say they’re being asked to cross ethical lines. Maj. Nidal Hasan is representing himself at his upcoming murder trial. The judge last week said his previous attorneys would stand by and help him if he […]
DETROIT — A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald’s Corp. and members of Michigan’s Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law. Ahmed Ahmed, the Dearborn Heights man who represents plaintiffs in the class-action suit, claims he bought a chicken sandwich in […]
WESTMINSTER — A citizens group aims to limit new construction at a former Catholic school complex in rural Howard County that an Islamic community is considering buying. The Carroll County Times reports that residents of the Cooksville area met Thursday night with a representative from the Dar-us-Salaam community of College Park. The Islamic group is […]
On its face, the ongoing rioting in the Muslim world over the Innocence of Muslims video may seem like a clash of mutually uncomprehending cultures.
FORT HOOD, Texas — The trial for an Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting was put on hold Wednesday by an appeals court considering his objections to being forcibly shaved. Maj. Nidal Hasan had been scheduled to enter a plea Wednesday to charges in the attack at the Texas Army post, […]
From April 19 through April 29, retired North Carolina Special Superior Court Chief Judge (Business Court) Ben F. Tennille and I had the honor and very interesting experience of traveling to Dubai, the commercial capital city of the United Arab Emirates, to consult with selected members of the Iraqi Judiciary on subjects related to the […]