10th Circuit Affirms Prison Did Not Violate Native American’s Religious Rights
Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 4:10 PM EDT) -- DENVER — A panel of the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 20 affirmed the dismissal of a suit brought by a Native American inmate challenging a decision upholding the prison’s denial of his request to wear a colored bandana outside of group worship services (Jose Rojas v. James Heimgartner, No. 14-3178, 10th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 4548).
(Opinion available. Document #96-150325-075Z.)
Jose Rojas is an inmate in the Kansas Department of Corrections. The policies of the prison in which Rojas...