[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Tuesday sued [press release] the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) [official website] for unfairly disciplining Sikh inmate Sukhjinder Basra for refusing to trim his beard. The suit also names the state of California and Governor Jerry Brown [official profile] in alleging a violation of the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLIUPA) [42 USC 2000cc-1 text]. Basra, who is serving time for a drug offense,…