Federal judge extends order blocking Oklahoma Islamic law ban

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma [official website] on Monday extended [text, PDF] a temporary restraining order blocking the controversial Oklahoma constitutional amendment [SQ 755 text, PDF] banning the courts from considering foreign or Islamic law. Judge Vicki Miles-LeGrange said she needed more time [KOCO report] to deal with this issue, which pits the will of the voters against the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Still, she is expected to rule by the…

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