hen Ginnah Muhammad stepped into a Hamtramck, Michigan, courtroom last October, she had no reason to think that her religion would have anything to do with the outcome of her case. As a conservative Muslim, she wore a full veil (or niqab) that left only her eyes exposed, but that surely seemed irrelevant to her garden-variety and decidedly secular small claims dispute with Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company. Judge Paul Paruk saw things differently, however, eventually dismissing Muhammad's case because she refus
The American Lawyer
March 1, 2007
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