The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld religious rights of prisoners under a three-year-old federal law, contradicting a month-old ruling from another circuit. In a unanimous opinion, a three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit overturned a federal court ruling that the inmates’ portion of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) violates the constitutional ban on…
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