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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

"Judge Apologizes For Ejecting Muslim Woman From Court"

Municipal Court Judge David B. Ladenburg apologized for ejecting a Muslim woman for wearing a religious head covering. Judge Ladenburg stated:
I offer my sincerest apology for any discomfort, embarrassment or humiliation she may have felt as a result of my request. My request was a result of sincere and earnest desire to maintain a policy that would be fair to all individuals. There was never intent to discriminate based on religious preference. I will be glad to offer my apology personally should she so desire.

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