Federal judge blocks Oklahoma Islamic law ban

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma [official website] on Monday ordered a preliminary injunction [text, PDF] blocking the enforcement of the controversial Oklahoma constitutional amendment [SQ 755 text, PDF] banning the courts from considering international or Islamic law. Judge Vicki Miles-LeGrange ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Muneer Awad, executive director of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) [advocacy website] in Oklahoma, who brought the suit claiming that State Question 755 (SQ 755)…

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