Friday, August 23, 2019

9th Circuit Dismisses Suit After Prison Recognizes Humanism As Faith Group

In Espinosa v. Dzurenda,  (9th Cir., Aug. 22, 2019), the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals dismisse as moot a challenge to a prison’s failure to recognize Humanism as a Faith Group. While the appeal was pending, the prison changed its policy and permanently recognized Humanism on an equal basis with other faith groups.  Nevada Independent reports on the decision.