Michigan judges get discretion after Muslim veil flap

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday voted to give judges considerable discretion over how witnesses dress in court after a Muslim woman refused to remove her veil while testifying in a small claims case, ruling 5-2 to let judges regulate the appearance of witnesses such as asking them to remove face coverings: legal observers have said the veil flap is a cutting-edge issue that will arise elsewhere in the United States.

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