PRISON

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In 2000, Congress enacted the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”) to provide protection for the free exercise of religion in several contexts, including incarceration. See 42 U.S.C. § 2000cc-1; see also Brief of Amicus...

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On May 20, 2010, a deputy performing a cell check ordered Michael Kingsley, a pretrial detainee at Monroe County Jail, to take down a piece of paper covering the light above his cell bed. Kingsley v. Hendrickson, 744 F.3d 443, 445 (7th Cir. 2013)....

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In March 2013, Richard Mathis (“Mathis”) was accused of forcibly molesting a teenage boy. See United States v. Richard Mathis, 786 F.3d 1068, 1070 (8th Cir. 2015). After the allegation was made, police obtained search warrants for Mathis’s residence....

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In January 2010, Florencio Rosales-Mireles, a Mexican citizen, was convicted of aggravated assault in Texas state court, and was subsequently sent back to Mexico. Brief for Respondent, United States of America at 4. In 2015, after illegally reentering...