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Muslim Inmate’s Dietary Challenge Partially Revived by 11th Cir.

July 23, 2019, 8:32 PM

A Muslim inmate may proceed with his constitutional claims that his former prison failed to provide sufficiently wholesome meals within his dietary restrictions, the Eleventh Circuit said July 23.

But his claim for injunctive relief under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act was properly dismissed, Judge Julie E. Carnes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit said in an unpublished opinion.

Marquise Ali Robbins is a Muslim inmate previously incarcerated at Valdosta State Prison in Georgia. He sued the prison, the warden, and the food service director, alleging they forced him to choose between violating ...