Muslim files federal lawsuit challenging new Oklahoma amendment on Sharia law
Muneer Awad, the executive director of the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court challenging the constitutionality of a state question
BY CARLA HINTON •
Modified: November 5, 2010 at 12:39 am •
Published: November 5, 2010
The leader of a Muslim civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of a measure that prohibits Oklahoma courts from considering international law or Sharia law when making decisions.