Monday, December 01, 2014

Supreme Court Denies Cert. In Suit By Police Officer Who Refused To Attend Event At Mosque

The U.S. Supreme Court today denied certiorari in Fields v. Tulsa, Oklahoma, (Docket No. 14-323, cert. denied 12/1/2014). (Order List.)  In the case, the 10th Circuit rejected a free exercise claim brought by a Tulsa, Oklahoma police captain who was ordered to arrange for two officers and a supervisor to attend a police appreciation day held at the Islamic Society of Tulsa. (See prior posting.) News OK reports on the high court's action.