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Oy vey! 8th Circuit makes mitzvah mistake

In general, courts have applied a deferential standard to state-sponsored restrictions on inmates' religious freedoms. A few weeks ago, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals joined four other circuits in holding that, while the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 is a constitutional exercise of Congress' spending powers, states don't waive their ...