Legal news from Sunday, September 14, 2008
15:09 EDT

[JURIST] Muslim union workers at the JBS Swift & Co. [company website] meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colorado have filed grievances and wrongful termination claims stemming from alleged employment conflicts with their observance of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan [Beliefnet.com backgrounder]. Initially there were attempts to work out a deal [read more]

13:09 EDT

[JURIST] Benigno Fitial, governor of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) [official website], filed a lawsuit Friday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] to prevent the US government from taking over the CNMI's immigration system. Fitial asserts that the provisions of the [read more]

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