TITLE

INMATES' RELIGIOUS RIGHTS: DEFERENCE TO RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND ACCOMMODATION OF INDIVIDUALIZED RELIGIOUS BELIEFS

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Heather
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2000, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p773
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the practice of determining sincerity of inmates' individualized religious beliefs on a case-by-case basis in the United States. Deferring to the religious leader to determine whether an inmate is a bona-fide member of a recognized religious groups; Accommodation for inmates with individualized religious beliefs; Policy of providing a uniform set of privileges to all inmates.
ACCESSION #
4102522

 

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